unbekannter Gast

Fielhauer, Helmut Paul#

b. Vienna, Oct. 8, 1937, d. Vienna, Feb. 5, 1987, researcher in folklore studies, cultural studies and museology, 1977-1987 professor at the University of Vienna; advocated studying folk culture from a committed and socially critical perspective. His main fields of study comprised folklore of the working class, customs and traditions, urban culture and studies of the cultural aspects of exhibitions and museums.

Works#

Volkskunde als demokrat. Kulturgeschichtsschreibung, 1987; Von der Heimatkunde zur Alltagsforschung, 1988.

Literature#

D. Kramer, Lebensgeschichte und Wiss. Zum wiss. Erbe von H. P. F., in: Schweiz. Archiv f. Volkskunde 85, 1989.