Scheibelreiter, Ernst, b. Vienna, Nov. 13, 1897, d. Vienna, March 3, 1973, poet, narrative writer, playwright, essayist, writer of literature for young people and radio plays. 1930 successful debut as a playwright with his work "Aufruhr im Dorf"; 1932 publication of the poetry collection "Freundschaft mit der Stille". Became increasingly interested in National Socialism, 1936 member of the "Bund deutscher Schriftsteller Oesterreichs"; after the Anschluss 1938 worked mainly for film and radio ("Wiener Kasperlhoerspiele" radio plays for children). After 1945 successful writer of literature for young people.
Literature#B. Heigl, E. S. Leben und Werk unter bes. Beruecksichtigung seiner Lyrik. doctoral thesis, Salzburg, 1979.