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Berczeller, Richard#

b. Sopron, Hungary (then Oedenburg), Feb. 4, 1902, d. New York (USA), Jan. 3, 1994, physician and writer. 1920-1926 studied medicine in Vienna; from 1934 repeated arrests for his affiliation to the illegal, Social Democratic movement "Republikanischer Schutzbund"; 1938-1941 fled Nazi persecution; 1941 escape to the USA; most of his literary works were published in the "New Yorker".

Works#

Die sieben Leben des Doktor B. (German 1965); Mit Oe. verbunden. Burgenlandschicksale 1918-1945, 1975 (with N. Leser); Verweht (German 1983).

Literature#

A. Wimmer, Die Heimat wurde ihnen fremd, die Fremde nicht zur Heimat, 1993; T. Horvath (ed.), R. B., 1902-1994, 1996.