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Franz Werfel

Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright and poet (1890-1945)

1890   -   1945

country of citizenship: Austria-Hungary, Republic of German-Austria, First Republic of Austria, Federal State of Austria, United States of America
language of expression: German
occupation: writer, poet, playwright, screenwriter, science fiction writer
award received: Franz-Grillparzer-Preis

Franz Viktor Werfel (German: [fʁant͡s ˈvɛʁfl̩] (listen); 10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War II. He is primarily known as the author of The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1933, English tr. 1934, 2012), a novel based on events that took place during the Armenian genocide of 1915, and The Song of Bernadette (1941), a novel about the life and visions of the French Catholic saint Bernadette Soubirous, which was made into a Hollywood film of the same name.
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Works

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The Forty Days of Musa Dagh

novel by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1933

The Song of Bernadette

1942 novel by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1941

Verdi

novel by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1924

Class Reunion

novel by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1928

Jacobowsky and the Colonel

literary work

author: Franz Werfel

1944

Star of the Unborn

novel written by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1946

Ein Gesang von Toten

1913 poem written by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1913

Das Opfer

1913 poem written by Franz Werfel

author: Franz Werfel

1913

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