Feb 20, 1855 in
Perjamosch and died Nov 30, 1930; Catholic
priest in various Banat parishes.
The son of Johann Grünn,
a teacher and Mary, née von
Karl Grünn began
writing lyrics in childhood.
His mother had
taken him to church, where the painter finished an image of the Virgin
Mary in the dome tower.
a poem about this painting.
Karl attended high school in Szeged and then studied theology in
In 1878 he was ordained a priest,
chaplain at churches Großjetscha, Lenauheim, Orzydorf and Deutsch Zerne
for three years.
Here he met
Maria Katharina Weber
and three years later began their journey together in Gertianosch until
was a priest in Deutschbokschan, Großkikinda, Elek, Anina, in 1894
became parish priest in
Homolitz on the Danube, where he worked for sixteen years.
1910 finally came true - his long-cherished wish: he came back as a
pastor in his home town Perjamosch-Haulik.
His last two years he devoted only to poetry.
reflect his love of nature for the common people and peasants and
themes of life of Swabian villages.
lyrics, the reader can take a look and Romanian shepherds life, its
vacinilor the Serbs and Gypsies.
His poems reflect his love of nature, the common people and the Swabian
peasants and artisans.
The Swabian village life is described by him unbeatable.
His poems give the reader an insight into the lives of Romanian
shepherds, the Serb neighbors and the Gypsies.
In his famous poem "Perjamosch" he describes the resettlement of
Perjamoscher on the hill, the "mountain", and tries to explain the
origin of the name of the village.
Gedichte, by Karl Grünn published by Wilhelm
Frick, Vienna, 1891 (1897)
Leben und Liebe (2 vol) by Karl Grünn,
editura Alois Pirkmayer din Perjamos, 1913 (1915)
Liebe und Leben (2 vol), publisher of Perjamos
Pirkmayer Alois, 1913 (1915).
He summarized his poems in two volumes under the title
Eng:"Life and Love" together, which appeared in 1913,
published by Alois Pirkmayer in Perjamosch.
Frucht und Blüte by
editura Josef Frischmann (Perjamos), 1927
Frucht und Blute, (Eng.: fruits and flowers)
publisher Joseph Frischmann (Perjamos), 1927
Gedichte by Karl Grünn,
Editura Kriterion , București, 1976 Gedichte,
Kriterion Publishing House , Bucharest, 1976