Peter Sinner, son of Johannes Sinner, was born in Schilling on 10 April 1879. He began his career as an apprentice trader with the Reinecke Brothers flour mills in Saratov. He continued to study, and in 1898 passed the exam to become a teacher. He was assigned to the school in Enders. He became quite a proliferic writer. In 1927, he moved to Leningrad working both as a teacher and journalist.
On 14 August 1930, he was arrested in Leningrad and accused of being a spy for a foreign government. On 1 February 1932, he was sentenced to 3 years in prison where he died (exact date and place unknown).