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Franchy, Franz Karl#

Franchy, Franz Karl, b. Bistrita, Slovakia (then Bistritz), Sept. 21, 1896, d. Vienna, Feb. 20, 1972, narrative writer and dramatist. Originally an officer, and lived in Vienna since the end of World War I. Best known for his dramas. In 1955 awarded the Austrian State Prize for drama.

Works#

Novels: Maurus und sein Turm, 1941; Abel schlaegt Kain, 1951; Anklaeger Mitmann, 1952; Die vielen Tage der Ehe, 1955; Die Brandgasse, 1963. Dramas: Nero, 1922; Summa cum laude, 1937; Vroni Mareiter, 1938; Zwischen den Geleisen, 1959.