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 Odon  Von Horvath

Odon Von Horvath

Birth
Rijeka, Grad Rijeka, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia
Death 1 Jun 1938 (aged 36)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Memorial ID 14005965 · View Source
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Author. He was born in Susak, a suburb of Fiume, Austria. In 1931 he was awarded, along with Erik Reger, the Kleist Prize. When Hilter come to power, he moved to Vienna, and after the annexation, to Paris. There, Horvath who lived in fear of being struck by lightning all his life, was hit by a falling branch and killed during a thunderstorm on the Champs Élysées, opposite the Théâtre Marigny. Formerly, he was buried in Saint-Ouen cemetery in north Paris but his remains were moved to Vienna in 1988 on the 50th anniversary of his death. He is fondly remembered for his books "Italien Night (Tales from Vienna Woods)," "Jugend ohne Gott," "Sladek, A Sexual Congress," "Don Juan Comes Back From the War," "Kasimir und Karoline," "Der jüngste Tag" and "Pompeji. Komödie eines Erdbebens."

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 20 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14005965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Odon Von Horvath (9 Dec 1901–1 Jun 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14005965, citing Heiligenstadter Friedhof (Wien), Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .