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Chiavacci, Vinzenz#

b. Vienna, June 15, 1847, d. Vienna, Feb. 2, 1916, writer, playwright and editor of almanachs and the weekly "Wiener Bilder" (1896-1911), portrayed habits and customs of "old" Vienna. Created such popular figures as "Frau Sopherl vom Naschmarkt" (in the farce of the same title, 1890 and 1911) and "Herr Adabei" ("Seltsame Reisen des Herrn Adabei", 1908); published the works of J. Nestroy and of L. Anzengruber, whose friend he was.

Works#

Aus dem Kleinleben der Grossstadt, 1884; Wiener vom Grund, 1887; Kleinbuerger von Gross-Wien, 1893; Wiener vom alten Schlag, 1895; Wr. Bilder, 1900; Aus der stillen Zeit, 1916.

Literature#

E. Pokorny, Die mundartl. Elemente in den Prosawerken V. C., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1958.