Werfel, Franz

Franz Werfel, Austrian-Bohemian writer, 1890-1945

Franz Viktor Werfel was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War II. In April 1924, "Verdi – Roman der Oper" ("Novel of the Opera") was published by Zsolnay Verlag, establishing Werfel's reputation as a novelist. He is primarily known as the author of "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh" (1933, English tr. 1934, 2012), a novel based on events that took place during the Armenian Genocide of 1915, and "The Song of Bernadette" (1941), a novel about the life and visions of the French Catholic saint Bernadette Soubirous, which was made into a Hollywood film of the same name.

  • Werfel, Franz, Austrian novelist, playwright, and poet (1890-1945). Autograph letter signed ("Werfel").Breitenstein, 16 Jun 1930.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Austrian novelist, playwright, and poet (1890-1945). Autograph letter signed ("Werfel").Prag, c. 1925.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Schriftsteller (1890-1945). Eigenh. Brief mit U.Breitenstein an der Südbahn, 25 Jul 1926.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Schriftsteller (1890-1945). "Die Wohlthat der Gifte". Eigenh. Gedichtabschrift mit U.O. O. u. D.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Schriftsteller (1890-1945). Albumblatt mit eigenh. U.O. O. u. D.

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  • Werfel, Franz, writer (1890-1945). ALS.N. p. o. d.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Austrian writer (1890-1945). "Der göttliche Portier". Autograph poem signed.N. p. o. d.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Austrian writer (1890-1945). Autograph manuscript.Vienna, 1933.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Schriftsteller (1890-1945). "Der Reim". Eigenhändiges Sonett ohne U.O. O., 31. I. 1938.

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  • Werfel, Franz, österr. Schriftsteller (1890-1945). Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.O. O., 1932.

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  • Werfel, Franz. Bocksgesang. In fünf Akten.Munich, 1921.

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  • Werfel, Franz, writer (1890-1945). TLS.Vienna, 2 Dec 1934.

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  • Werfel, Franz, Austrian writer (1890-1945). Autograph letter signed.Prague, 31 Dec 1916.

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