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Gutsmann, Oswald#

b. Grafenstein (Carinthia), Aug. 4, 1727, d. Klagenfurt (Carinthia), 1790, Jesuit, Slovene language researcher, religious author. 1748-1751 in Leoben, 1751-1754 teacher in Graz, 1759-1760 prefect of the Vienna Theresianum (diplomatic academy); then lived and worked in Slovakia and finally in Carinthia; representative of the linguistic interests of the Slovene population in Carinthia, strongly influenced their national and cultural endeavours.

Works#

Windische Sprachlehre, 1777; Deutsch-windisches Woerterbuch, 1789 (new edition, revised by L. Karnicar, 1999).