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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Franz Grillparzer

1791-1872

 
 
Franz Grillparzer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
1. Franz Grillparzer Marker
Inscription.
War Stammgast im Wirtshaus
zum Matschakerhof


[English translation:]
Was a frequent guest at the Matschakerhof Hotel.
 
Location. 48° 12.445′ N, 16° 22.218′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is on Spiegelgasse just south of Graben, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Spiegelgasse 5, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franz Schubert (a few steps from this marker); Antonio Salieri (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Altenberg (within shouting distance of this marker); Moritz Perles (within shouting distance of this marker); Adolf Frankl (within shouting distance of this marker); Conradin Kreutzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Gottlieb Muffat (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Josef Sonnleithner (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Regarding Franz Grillparzer. The "Wirtshaus zum Matschakerhof" was a hotel (inn) at this location. Grillparzer's status as "Stammgast" meant that he was important enough to have a table permanently reserved for him (he
Franz Grillparzer Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
2. Franz Grillparzer Marker - Wide View
lived less than 10 minutes away).
 
Also see . . .  Franz Grillparzer (Wikipedia). "Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas. He also wrote the oration for Ludwig van Beethoven's funeral." (Submitted on September 20, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Franz Grillparzer (Austrian Portrait Postcard ca. 1905) image. Click for full size.
circa 1860
3. Franz Grillparzer (Austrian Portrait Postcard ca. 1905)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 20, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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