GRILLPARZER, FRANZ

GRILLPARZER, FRANZ
   popular Austrian dramatist, born at Vienna; studied law and then entered the Civil Service, in which he remained from 1813 to 1856; his first notable drama was the tragedy "Die Ahnfrau," the motif of which is an extreme fatalism; "Sappho," "Das goldene Vliess," and many others followed, all of which are marked by dramatic power and lyric grace; he stands in the front rank of Austrian poets (1791-1872).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Grillparzer, Franz — Grillparzer, Franz, Franz, hat zuerst 1816 mit der »Ahnfrau« auf, einem Trauerspiel, das große Erwartungen von ihm erregte. Das Stück wurde auf allen deutschen Bühnen gegeben und in mehrern Auflagen gelesen. 1818 folgte das zweite Werk »Sappho.«… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Grillparzer, Franz — • An Austrian poet, b. at Vienna, 15 January, 1791, d. 21 January, 1872 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Grillparzer, Franz — born Jan. 15, 1791, Vienna died Jan. 21, 1872, Vienna Austrian dramatist. He spent much of his life in government service. His early tragedies include The Ancestress (1817), Sappho (1818), and the pessimistic The Golden Fleece (1821). The Waves… …   Universalium

  • Grillparzer, Franz — (1791–1872)    One of German literature’s greatest poetic dramatists, Grillparzer was born in Vienna, where he also died. His family was close to influential theatrical and government circles in the Habsburg capital. In 1813, following… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Grillparzer, Franz — (1791 1872)    Playwright. Grillparzer was perhaps the most accomplished playwright of 19th century Austria; scholars sometimes compare his work to Heinrich von Kleist s as an example of late Romanticism, because his characters (like Kleist s)… …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • Grillparzer, Franz — ► (1791 1872) Autor dramático austríaco. Obras: Safo (1818), El rey Ottokar (1825), Las olas del mar y del amor (1840), entre otras. * * * (15 ene. 1791, Viena, Austria–21 ene. 1872, Viena). Dramaturgo austríaco. Laboró gran parte de su vida como …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Grillparzer — Grillparzer, Franz …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Franz Grillparzer — Franz Grillparzer, Lithographie von Joseph Kriehuber 1841 Franz Grillparzer (* 15. Jänner 1791 in Wien; † 21. Jänner 1872 ebenda) war ein österreichischer Schriftsteller, der vor allem als Dramatiker hervorgetreten ist. Aufgrund der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grillparzer — Franz Grillparzer, Lithographie von Joseph Kriehuber 1841 Franz Grillparzer (* 15. Januar 1791 in Wien; † 21. Januar 1872 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Schriftsteller, der vor allem als Dramatiker hervorgetreten ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Franz Grillparzer — Lithograph by Josef Kriehuber, 1841 Born 15 January 1791 Vienna, Austria Died 21 January 1872 Vienna Occupation …   Wikipedia

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