b. Lucerne (Switzerland), July 9, 1929, d. Vienna, April 3, 1978, author of essays and poetry. Studied politics, 1949 became acquainted with H. C. Artmann and the circle associated with the literary magazine "New Paths" ("Neue Wege"). In the post-war period representative of "debris poetry" ("Truemmerlyrik"); in his later work absurd-grotesque elements prevail.
Works#Unsinnige Welt. Literarische Texte 1949-1975, in: Protokolle 1979, no. 4, ed. by O. Breicha; Wir werden uns kaum mehr kennen, 1993.