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Grafe, Felix ursprünglich Löwy#

Grafe, Felix (real name: Loewy), b. Humpolec, Czech Republic (then Humpoletz), July 9, 1888, d. Vienna, Dec. 18, 1942 (executed), poet and translator; part of the circle around F. Wedekind and H. Mann; first poems 1908 in the "Fackel" (critical contemporary publication by K. Kraus); translated esp. works by W. Shakespeare, O. Wilde and C. Baudelaire; 1918-1920 editor-in-chief of "Der Anbruch"; arrested for writing an anti-fascist poem in 1941, executed in 1942.

Works#

Idris, 1910; Ruit Hora. Neue Gedichte, 1916. - Edition: Dichtungen. Historisch-kritische Ausgabe, publ. and introduction by J. Strelka, 1961.

Literature#

H. H. Hahnl, Vergessene Literaten. 50 oesterreichische Lebensschicksale, 1984.