b. Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Sept. 12, 1903, d. Moedling (Lower Austria), March 21, 1988, graphic artist, illustrator, painter. 1922-1930 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna under A. Delug and K. Sterrer. Best known for his expressionist woodcuts and illustrations. Awarded the Grand Austrian State Prize in 1966.
Works#90 books and folders, including the Kafka-folder, 1946; S. Zweig, Die Schachnovelle, 1949; Imaginaere Portraets, 1957; G. Meyrink, Der Golem, 1970; J. Green, Die Nacht der Phantome, 1975.
Literature#W. Koschatzky, H. F., Bilder und Gestalten, 1972; W. Hilger, H. F. Monographie, 1979.