John Millington Synge, 1871-1909
Irischer Dramatiker - Irish Dramatist
Erected by German-Irish Association Würzburg, Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg e.V.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 49° 47.998′ N, 9° 56.219′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is on Haugering just east of Bahnhofstrasse, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Haugering 5, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Matthias von Lexer (within shouting distance of this marker); Ehem. Hauger Stiftshof / Former Haug Canon House (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Philipp Franz Von Siebold (about 150 meters away); Theodor Drey (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hannsheinz Bauer, 1909 - 2005 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hermann Müller-Thurgau (approx. Wilhelm Röntgen (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Albert von Koelliker (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
Also see . . . John Millington Synge (Wikipedia). "Edmund John Millington Synge (16 April 1871 – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for his play The Playboy of the Western World, which caused riots in Dublin during its opening run at the Abbey Theatre....After graduating, Synge decided that he wanted to be a professional musician and went to Germany to study music. He stayed in Coblenz during 1893 and moved to Würzburg in January 1894. Partly because he was shy about performing in public, and partly because of doubt about his ability, he decided to abandon music and pursue his literary interests. He returned to Ireland in June 1894..." (Submitted on March 18, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.