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Gunert, Johann#

Gunert, Johann, b. Modřice, Czech Republic (then Moedritz), June 9, 1903, d. Vienna, Oct. 3, 1982, poet and essay writer. After World War II lector of the Office for Culture and Public Education in Vienna and employed at the Austrian broadcasting corporation (ORF). Awarded the State Prize in 1956, the Trakl Prize in 1962 and the Grillparzer Prize in 1978.

Works#

poetry: Irdische Litanei, 1945; Das Leben des Malers Vincent van Gogh, 1949; Ueberall auf unsrer Erde, 1952; Aller Gesang dient dem Leben, 1956; Kassandra lacht, 1962. - Essay: Amerika im Spiegel oesterreichischer Literatur, 1953.