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Ludwig Anzengruber (1839–1889)

Anzengruber, Ludwig (än’tsen-grö-ber). An Austrian dramatist and novelist; born in Vienna, Nov. 29, 1839; died there, Dec. 10, 1889. His great merit lies in the creation of a genuine Austrian national drama, by which he sprang at once into fame in his native country; afterwards he wrote stories of village life with equal success. Of his dramatic works the most noteworthy are: ‘The Parson of Kirchfeld’ (1870); ‘The Perjured Peasant’ (1871). Of his narrative productions, ‘The Stigma,’ a novel (1876); ‘The Sternstein Farm,’ a village story (1885), deserve particular mention.