Wien, Austria (1925 – 2000)
Ernst Jandl (August 1, 1925, Vienna, Austria – June 9, 2000, Vienna) was an Austrian writer, poet, and translator.
Influenced by Dada he started to write experimental poetry, first published in the journal "Neue Wege" (New Ways) in 1952.
He was a good friend of Friederike Mayröcker. In 1973 he co-founded the "Grazer Autorenversammlung" in Graz, became its vice president in 1975 and was its president from 1983 to 1987.
In his poems, he plays with the German language, in many… read more
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