Greinz, Rudolf, b. Pradl near Innsbruck (Tyrol), Aug. 16, 1866, d. Innsbruck, Aug. 16, 1942, narrative writer, brother of Hugo Greinz. Author of popular novels, humorous sketches and stories about life in villages and small towns in the tradition of Tyrolean peasant poetry. His most successful novel, "Allerseelen" (1910) has been reprinted to this day.
Further works#Narratives: Tyrol Leut, 1892; Lustige Tiroler Geschichten, 1906. - Novels: Das stille Nest, 1908; Das Haus Michael Senn, 1909; Die Stadt am Inn, 1917; Der Garten Gottes, 1919; Taschenbuch fuer Buecherfreunde, 1915 (ed.). - Edition: Werke, 3 vols., 1946-1947.
Literature#P. Rossi, R. G., 1926; OeBL.