Gewey, Franz Xaver Karl#
Gewey, Franz Xaver Karl, b. Vienna, April 14, 1764, d. Vienna, Oct. 18, 1819, author, popular playwright and actor. From 1789 civil servant, continued the Eipeldauer-Briefe in 1813-1819 which had been begun by J. Richter (12 issues per year).
Works#parodies, travesties, folk comedies; comical poems about the suburbs of Vienna, 1812-1825 (6 issues).
Literature#J. Macho, Der Wiener Volksdichter F. X. K. G., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1939.