Glueck, Wolfgang, b. Vienna, Sept. 25, 1929, director of plays and films. Studied theatrical sciences and German in Vienna and Zurich; from 1949-1954 assistant director to B. Viertel, F. Kortner, J. Gielen and O. F. Schuh; worked as a director at many theatres including the Vienna Burgtheater, the Zurich Schauspielhaus and in Frankfurt am Main. First film in 1957, in 1981 breakthrough with the film version of Torberg's "Der Schueler Gerber"; his film "38 - Heim ins Reich" (1985) was nominated for an Oscar. Professor of film directing at the University of Vienna since 1994 and head of the department of film and TV at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna since 1997.
Further works#Es war doch Liebe ..., 1997.