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Famous Austrian Poets - Famous Poets from Austria

A list of famous poets by country or nationality which includes poems and biographical information of the most famous poets. Read and enjoy famous poetry by famous Poets of various nationalities and countries.

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Angel, Ernst

Ernst Angel (11 August 1894, Vienna, Austria - 10 January 1986, Newark, New Jersey ) was an Austrian born poet, theatre and film critic, screen play author, film director and publisher who later became a psychologist .
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Anzengruber, Ludwig

Ludwig Anzengruber (November 29, 1839 – December 10, 1889) was an Austrian dramatist, novelist and poet. He was born and died in Vienna .
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Artmann, H. C.

Hans Carl Artmann (12 June 1921 in Vienna – 4 December 2000 in Vienna), also known as Ib Hansen, was (amongst other things) an Austrian-born poet and writer, most popular for his early poems written in Viennese (med ana schwoazzn dintn, 1958), which however, never after were to be the focus of his oeuvre .
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Bernhard, Thomas

Thomas Bernhard (born Nicolaas Thomas Bernhard ; February 9, 1931 – February 12, 1989) was an Austrian novelist, playwright and poet. Bernhard, whose body of work has been called "the most significant literary achievement since World War II ," is widely considered to be one of the most important German-speaking authors of the postwar era.
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Celan, Paul

Paul Celan was a poet and translator. Paul Antschel was born into a Jewish family in Romania, but as a writer used the pseudonym "Paul Celan", becoming one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era.. Romanian-born Jewish poet and translator
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Christian, Baron von Zedlitz, Joseph

Joseph Christian Freiherr von Zedlitz (Baron Joseph Christian von Zedlitz, born February 28, 1790, in Jánský Vrch Castle, Javorník (today in the Czech Republic ), died March 16, 1862, in Vienna, Austria ) was an Austrian dramatist and epic poet.
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Denis, Michael

Johann Nepomuk Cosmas Michael Denis, also: Sined [ N 1 ] the Bard, (27 September 1729 – 29 September 1800) was an Austrian poet, bibliographer, and lepidopterist .
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Ebner, Klaus

Klaus Ebner (b. August 8, 1964) is an Austrian writer, essayist, poet, and translator. Born and raised in Vienna, he began writing at an early age. He started submitting stories to magazines in the 1980s, and also published articles and books on software topics after 1989. Ebner's poetry is written in German and Catalan ; he also translates French and Catalan literature into German. He is a member of several Austrian writers associations, including the Grazer Autorenversammlung .
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Faschinger, Lilian

Lilian Faschinger (born April 29, 1950 in Tschöran, Carinthia ) is an Austrian novelist, short story writer, poet, and literary translator .
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Grillparzer, Franz

Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas.. Austrian writer poet dramatist
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Halm, Friedrich

Baron Eligius Franz Joseph von Münch-Bellinghausen (German : Eligius Franz Joseph Freiherr von Münch-Bellinghausen, better known as Friedrich Halm ) (April 2, 1806 – May 22, 1871) was an Austrian dramatist, poet and novella writer of the Austrian Biedermeier period and beyond, and is more generally known under his pseudonym, 'Friedrich Halm'.
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Hamerling, Robert

Robert Hamerling (March 24, 1830 – July 13, 1889) was an Austrian poet .
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Jandl, Ernst

Ernst Jandl (German: [jandl] ; 1 August 1925, Vienna, Austria – 9 June 2000, Vienna, Austria ) was an Austrian writer, poet, and translator .
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Kraus, Karl

Karl Kraus (April 28, 1874 – June 12, 1936) was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is considered the first major European satirist since Jonathan Swift. He directed his satire to the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics.
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Lenau, Nikolaus

Nikolaus Lenau was the nom de plume of Nikolaus Franz Niembsch Edler von Strehlenau (25 August 1802 – 22 August 1850), a German-language Austrian poet .
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Lernet-Holenia, Alexander

Alexander Lernet-Holenia was an Austrian poet, novelist, dramaturgist and writer of screenplays and historical studies who produced a heterogeneous literary opus that included poesy, psychological novels describing the intrusion of otherworldly or unreal experiences into reality, and recreational films.
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Lipuš, Cvetka

Cvetka Lipuš (born 1966) is an Austrian poet writing in Slovenian .
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Mayröcker, Friederike

Friederike Mayröcker (born on December 20, 1924 in Vienna ) is an Austrian poet .
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Rosegger, Peter

Peter Rosegger (31 July 1843 – 26 June 1918) was an Austrian poet from the province of Styria. He was a son of a farmer and grew up in the forests and fields. Rosegger (or Rossegger) went on to become a most productive poet and author as well as an insightful teacher and visionary. In his later years, he was honoured by officials from various Austrian universities and the city of Graz (the capital of Styria). He was nearly awarded the Nobel Prize in 1913 and is (at least among the people of Styria) something like a national hero to this day.. Austrian poet
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Saar, Ferdinand von

Ferdinand Ludwig Adam von Saar (30 September 1833 in Vienna, Austria – 24 July 1906 in Döbling ) was an Austrian novelist, playwright and poet.
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Schnitzler, Arthur

Dr. Arthur Schnitzler (May 15, 1862, Leopoldstadt, Vienna - October 21, 1931, Vienna) was an Austrian author and dramatist.. Austrian author and dramatist
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Stifter, Adalbert

Adalbert Stifter (23 October 1805 – 28 January 1868) was an Austrian writer, poet, painter, and pedagogue. He was especially notable for the vivid natural landscapes depicted in his writing, and has long been popular in the German-speaking world, while almost entirely unknown to English readers.
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Trakl, Georg

. Austrian poet; considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists
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von Münch-Bellinghausen, Eligius Franz Joseph

Baron Eligius Franz Joseph von Münch-Bellinghausen (German : Eligius Franz Joseph Freiherr von Münch-Bellinghausen, better known as Friedrich Halm ) (April 2, 1806 – May 22, 1871) was an Austrian dramatist, poet and novella writer of the Austrian Biedermeier period and beyond, and is more generally known under his pseudonym, 'Friedrich Halm'.
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Werfel, Franz

Franz Werfel (10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet.. Austrian-Bohemian novelist playwright and poet
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