Danube Swabian Biographies

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A . . .

ALSCHER, Otto *1880 Perlass
Banat Poet & Writer

B . . .

BARTH, Peter *1898 Blumenthal
Banat Pharmacist & Poet

BARTÓk, Béla *1881 Groß St. Nikolaus
Famous Composer & Pianist

BASTIUS, Stefan *Werschetz, Yugoslavia Banat
Banat Camp Survivor, Historian & Author

BEER, Josef
Banat Author

BERWANGER, Nikolaus *1935 Freidorf/Temeswar Banat
Banat Journalist, Poet, Dialect Writer, Literary Historian

BINDER, Stefan *1907 Alma (Kreis Sibiu) Banat
Banat University Professor, Scholar of language arts, Literary Historian

BITTENBINDER, Franz
Banat Artist, Painter and Commercial artist

BOCKEL, Herbert *1940 Arad
Banat University Professor, Literary Historian, Theater and Literature Critic, Publisher

BOHN, Hans *1927 Kleinsanktpeter Totina
Banat Teacher, Art Editor, Journalist & Author

BONNAZ, Alexander *1812 + 1889 Tschanad (Banat)
Banat Poet

C . . .

D . . .

DAMA, Dr. Hans *Großsanktnikolaus
Banat Teacher, Writer, Author, Historian & Poet

DIPLICH, Hans, 1909 in Großkomlosch, Banat
Banat Teacher, Author, Publisher, Creator of the Danube Swabian Crest

DREYER, David
Banat Historian & Author

DUMBRAVEANU, Anghel
Banat Writer

E . . .

EBENSPANGER, Johannes *1845 Kukmirn
Banat Teacher & Poet

ECKERT KOEHLER, Eve
Banat Author

ELSIE, Robert

ENGEL, Walter *1942 Deutschsanktmichael
Banat Journalist, Critic, Nature Historian & Author

ENGELMANN, Nikolaus *1908
Banat Teacher & Author

F . . .

FERCH, Franz * 1900 Rudolfsgnad, Banat
Banat Artist

FILIP, Wilma * 1927 Soltur, Banat
Banat Author

FISCHER, Ludwig Vinzenz *1845 Reschitza +1890 (Germany?)
Banat Author, Journalist & Translator

FRANK, Josef  
Banat Author & Historian

FRAUENDORFER, Helmuth
Banat Writer &
Poet

FREIHOFFER, Heinrich
Banat Author

G . . .

GABRIEL, Josef (Sr.) *1853 Mercydorf +1927
Banat Author

GABRIEL Josef (Jr.) *1907 (Mercydorf?) +1947 Frankfurt an der Oder
Banat Poet

GÄRTNER Magdalena (Leni) nee Martin
Banat Camp Survivor & Author

GEHL, Dr. Hans *1939 Glogowatz
Banat Scientist, Historian & Author

GEIGER, Luzian *1948 Jahrmarkt
Banat Journalist, Local & Press Historian & Author

GOODSELL, Maria nee Stark *1938 Werschetz, Banat Yugoslavia
Banat Kruschewlje Concentration Camp Survivor & Author

GOTTFRIED, Feldinger *1819 Temeschwar +1903 Budapest; pseudonym: Foldenyi Frigyes
Banat Author, Lawyer & Doctor of Philosophy

GRAFF, Ludwig (Louis), *1851 Pantschowa
Banat Biologist & Zoologist

GRAßL, Peter
Banat Author

GRAZIE, Marie Eugenie delle *1864 Weisskirchen (Banat) +1931
Banat Poet, Playwright & Author

GRIMM, Johann "Hans" *1929 Neubeschenowa +2012
Banat Historian, Researcher & Author

GROS, Bettina
Banat Poet

NEW: GRÜNN, Karl *1855 Perjamosch +1930
Banat Catholic Priest, Poet & Author

H . . .

HÄRTLING, Peter *1933 in Chemnitz
Banat Poet, Storyteller & Critic

HAUPT, Nikolaus *1903 Sackelhausen
Banat Journalist & Author

HEHN, Ilse (nee Guzun) *1943 Lowrin
Banat Drafting Teacher & Poet

HEINZ, Franz *1929 Perjamosch
Banat Author, Journalist & Editor

HEINZ, Stefan, (pseudonyms: Hans Kehrer, Vetter Matz vun Hopsenitz) *Kleinsanktpeter
Banat Teacher, Actor, Playwright & Poet

HERRSCHAFT, Hans
Banat Author

HIRSCHFELD, Nikolaus *1821 Temeschwar +1877

HOCKL, Hans *1912 Lenauheim, Banat + Linz, Austria
Banat Author & Poet

HOLLINGER, Rudolf (Pseudonym: Johannes Lennert) *1910 Temeswar
Banat Professor, Literary Historian, Poet, Playwright & Author

NEW: HORWATH-TENZ, Maria *1931 Weißkirchen, Banat + 2007 USA
Banat Death Camp Survivor & Author

HÜGEL, Kaspar *1906 Lowrin
Banat Educator & Author

HUMMEL, Richard *Sackelhausen
Banat Writer (Friendship Circle Danube Swabian Brass Band Music)

HUSS, Hugo Jan *1934 Timisoara, Romania, + 2006 at the age of 72.
Banat Musician & Kapellmeister

I . . .

J . . .

JÄGER, Stefan *1877 Tschene, +1962 Hatzfeld
Banat Fine Artist

JUNG, Peter *1887 Hatzfeld +1966 Hatzfeld
Banat Poet

K . . .

NEW: KAISER, Georg, *1928 Semlak + 2011 Semlak
Coal Mine Survivor & Writer

KREMPER-FACKNER, Hildegard *1933 Temeswar
Banat Artist, Painter & Author

NEW: KAPPUS, Franz Xaver *1883 Temeschwar +1966 possibly Berlin2
Banat Journalist, Writer & Author; founder of the Free Democratic Party in Berlin.

NEW: KIRCHNER, Rudy *1933-2008 Canada
Banat Historian
, Village Website Pioneer in English

KLEIN, Ludwig

KOMANSCHEK, Josef *1912 Sankt Andreas
Banat Economist, Agricultural Historian & Author

KONSCHITZKY, Walter
Banat Author, Historian & Photographer

KREMLING, Bruno *1889 Weisskirchen +1962 Heidelberg;
Banat Poet; his father was the well-known lawyer, Dr. Ludwig Kremling

L . . .

LANG, Lorenz

LEEB, Alex *Knees
Banat Genealogical Researcher, Writer & Translator

LENAU, Nikolaus (actually: Nikolaus Franz Niembsch Von Strehlenau) *1802 Csatad, Banat
Banat Poet

LESSL, Erwin *1929 Saravale
Banat Philosopher, Journalist, Translator & Author

LIPPET, Johann, *1951 Weis (Austria), lived in Temeswar
Banat Author, Playwright, Poet & Translator

M . . .

MARSCHANG, Franz *1932 Johannisfeld
Veterinarian, Writer, Journalist, Author

MAYER, Kornel Mayer *1917 Kubin, grew up in Karlsdorf; + 1964
Banat Musician & Kapellmeister

MERCY, Florimund Claudius Graf (Count Mercy) 1666-1734
Banat Colonizer & Governor

METZ, Francis Dr.
Music Historian & Writer

MILLEKER, Felix *1858 Werschetz +1942
Teacher, Historian, Author, Archaeologist, Museum curator, Genealogist

MILLENKOVICH, Stephan; known as Stephan Milow *1836 Orschowa +1915

MOKKA, Hans *1912 Temeswar
Banat Writer, Printer, Actor, Singer, Poet & Author

MOLLER, Karl von *1886 Vienna +1943;
Former Mayor of Temeswar

MÜLLER-Guttenbrunn, Adam, *1852, died 1923 in Guttenbrunn
Banat Poet, Prose Writer & Theatrical Director

MÜLLER, Herta *1953 Nitzkydorf
Banat Teacher, Translator, & Author
(2009 Nobel Prize in Literature Recipient). Was a member of the Aktionsgruppe Banat.

MUTTER, Ferdinand *Mercydorf
Banat Poet

N . . .

NISCHBACH, Josef *1889 Neubeschenowa, Banat, + 1970 in Freiburg, Germany
Banat Professor of Theology, Priest & Servant to Banat Swabians

NUßBAUM, Michael *1866 Billed
Banat Musician & Kapellmeister

O . . .

OBERKERSCH, Valentin *1920 India, Syrmia
Banat Researcher and Author

Countess OLDOFREDI-HAGER, Julie *1819 Temeschwar +1879 Vienna
Banat Aristocrat, Author & Poet

ORENDI-HOMMENAU, Viktor *1870 Elisabethstadt (Dumbraveni, Transylvania) +1954 Bucharest
Banat Editor in Temeschwar

ORTINAU, Gerhard *1953 Borcea/Baragan, lived in Sackelhausen
Banat Writer, Poet & Author

P . . .

PALFI, Anton (Pseudonym: P. Anton, Jurgen Jager), *1946 Triebswetter, lived in Temeswar
Banat Author, Translator & Poet

PETRI, Anton Peter *1923 Lowrin
Banat Author & Historian

PODLIPNY-HEHN, Anne Marie *1938 Lovrin
Banat Art Historian & Writer

PREYER, Johann Nepomuk *1805 Lugosch +1888 Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria
Mayor of Temeschwar, 1844

PROBST, Johann Eugen *1858 Vienna +1937 Vienna; grew up in Arad

R . . .

RASIMUS, Hans, b. 1914 Kathreinsfeld, Banat

REGENYI, Isabella
Banat Historian & Author

REITER, Robert, pseudonyms: Franz Liebhard, Johann Wanderer, Georg Hartmann *1899 Temeswar
Banat Journalist, Playwright, Poet, Culture & Literature Historian, Translator & Author

ROHR, Robert Nikolaus *1922 Werschetz
Banat Music Historian, Composer and Author

ROOS, Martin *1942 Knees
Banat Catholic Bishop of Timisoara

S . . .

SAMSON, Franz
Banat Musician & Singer

SAMSON, Horst (Pseudonym: Harry Simon), *1954, Salcâmi in Baragan
Banat Teacher, Journalist, Poet & Author

SCHARF, Erika (Pseudonym: Karoline Urban), *1929 Temeswar
Banat Translator, Prose Writer, Poet & Author

SCHERER, Anton
Banat Historian & Author

SCHIFF, Peter *Mercydorf
Banat Author & Poet

SCHILZONYI, Nicholas *1872 Billed, Banat; death unknown
Banat Musician, Kapellmeister & Inventor

SCHLAUCH, Lörinc *1824, Uj-Arad,
Banat Priest (Mercydorf)

SCHLEICH, Franz Thomas, *1948 Triebswetter, lived in Temeswar
Banat Author, Journalist & Poet

SCHMALZ, Josef Schmalz *1932 Glogowatz
Banat Musician & Kapellmeister

SCHMIDT, Ludwig *1870 Mramorak

SCHMIDT, Joseph *1913 Orzydorf
Teacher & Public Spokesperson

SCHMIDT, Nikolaus *1874 Sigmundhausen (by Arad) +1930 Budapest

SCHNEIDER, EDUARD (Pseudonym: Edgar Schnitzler, Johann Eperschild), *1944 Temeswar
Banat Journalist, Author & Literary Historian & Critic

SCHWARZ, Stefan Lugwig, *1925 Dolatz, lived in Neupetsch

SCHWICKER, Johann Heinrich *1838 Neubeschenowa +1902 Budapest

SENETRA, Lorenz *1882 Mercydorf
Banat Farmer Poet

SONNLEITNER, Hans *1931 Karlsdorf
Banat Teacher, Actor & Writer

SPRINGENSCHMID, Karl *1897 Innsbruck, Austria (Pseudonyme: Christian Kreuzhakler, Beatus Streitter) Banat Author

STAHL, Peter *1884 Bogarosch-1982 Philadelphia
Banat Musician & Kapellmeister

STEIGERWALD, Jacob *Banat Topola
Banat Post WWII Survivor, Teacher Ph.D., Author, Historian, Translator & Interpreter

STEIN, Jakob Konrad (Pseudonym Franz Feld) *1878 Franzfeld, +1948 Austria

STEINER, Lambert *1837, + 1914 Sanktanna
Banat Musician & Kapellmeister

T . . .

TÄUBER, Radegunde, *1940 Gertjanosch, lived in Temeswar

NEW: TENZ, Maria Horwath *1931 Weißkirchen, Banat + 2007 USA
Banat Death Camp Survivor & Author

TOTOK, William (Pseudonym: Otto Willik), *1951 Grosskoslosch, lived in Temeswar. Was a member of the Aktionsgruppe Banat.

TULLIUS, Nick *Alexanderhausen
Banat Writer & Translator

V . . .

VALENTIN, Anton *1898 Neu Arad +1967 Germany
Banat Teacher, Headmaster, Author and 1953-1966 president of the Association of the Banat Swabians of Romania in Germany

VOGEL, Heinz *1934 Triebswetter
Banat Engineer, Editor, Publisher & Photographer

W . . .

WAGNER, Richard, *1952 Lowrin
Banat Author, Co-Founder of the Aktionsgruppe Banat

WALTER, Elizabeth B. * Karlsdorf, Yugoslavia Banat
Banat Author, Speaker & Artist

WEIFERT, Ladislas M. * 06/03/1894, Werschetz / Banat, † 12.10.1977
Dialect Researcher, Teacher &
first chairman of the Association for Danube Swabian Teachers

WEISSMULLER, Johnny
Banat to America to Actor

WETTEL, Franz *1854 Werschetz +1938
Banat Author

WOLF, Johann, Dr. *1905 Bozen, lived in Temeswar
Philosopher, Educator, University Teacher, Language and Literature scientist

WÜST, Josef Dr.

Z . . .

BEDÖ-ZOLLNER, Anton *1935 Lippa +2009
Banat Writer, Researcher, Historian and Web Publisher


Sources:

Additions to index and biographies were made by Nick Tullius and Jody McKim

Banater deutsche Autoren der Gegenwart 1980 von Edward Schneider, NBZ –Volkskalender 1980 Banat-German Authors of the Present - A bio-bibliographic list by Eduard Schneider.  *Books' biographies contributed by Jody McKim; translated by Nick Tullius and Alex Leeb, 2009.

Deutsche Literatur im Banat (1840-1939): der Beitrag der Kulturzeitschriften zum banatschwa"bischen Geistesleben. Author: Engel, Walter. Publisher: Julius Groos Verlag, Heidelberg, 1982.

Biographisches Lexikon des Banater Deutschtums, published by A. P. Petri in 1992. *Books' biographies were translated and contributed by Nick Tullius, 2009.

Internationales Germanistenlexikon 1800-1950, Volume 2; Edited by Christoph König

Antiquariat Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Einhorn

Banat Biographies Index published at DVHH.org, 17 Nov 2009; Publisher: Jody McKim.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013


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Latest additions:

DAMA, Hans Update

GRIMM, Hans *1929 Neubeschenowa +2012
Banat Historian, Researcher & Author

GRÜNN, Karl *1855 Perjamosch +1930
Banat Catholic Priest, Poet & Author

KAPPUS, Franz Xaver *1883 Temeschwar +1966
Banat Journalist, Writer & Author
; founder of the Free Democratic Party in Berlin.

KIRCHNER, Rudy *1933-2008 Canada
Banat Historian
, Village Website Pioneer in English

HORWATH-TENZ, Maria *1931 Weißkirchen, + 2007 Banat Death Camp Survivor & Author 


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