b. Vienna, Feb. 25, 1884, d. Sobibor concentration camp (Poland), after June 14, 1942, author. Wrote sociocritical reports and novels about life in the slums of Vienna. Her first book "Loewenzahn. Eine Kindheit" was published in 1921. Together with O. Neurath and A. Adler she established the international pacifist association "Clarte" in 1922. In 1933 founding member of the association of socialist authors. her works were prohibited in February 1934.
Further works#Der Leib der Mutter, 1924; Das Lied vom Leben, 1927; Martha und Anton, 1933.
Literature#H. Exenberger, Auf den Spuren von E. F., in: Jb. des Dokumentationsarchivs des oe. Widerstands, 1990; R. Wagner, E. F., in: Frauenblatt May 29, 1993.