Wiener Straße / Viktor-Kaplan-Straße
Waldschulmeisterbrunnen - Peter Rosegger
Forest School Master Fountain - Peter Rosegger
Alpl, Steiermark 1843 - Krieglach 1918
Austrian writer and poet from the province of Styria. He was a son of a farmer and grew up in the forests and fields
Bronze statue of Peter Rosegger sitting on a rock and petting deer. In the granite base is a fountain. The statue was erected at the occasion of the poet's 75th birthday. In 2008 the statue is restored and the square renovated.
To the forest poet
In the pavement of the square in front of the statue is a quote from Rosegger's work:
Ein Talent hat jeder Mensch
nur gehört zumeist
das Licht der Bildung dazu
um es aufzufinden
Peter Rosegger 1843-1918
hans brandstetter 1907
- Hans Brandstetter (Michlbach, Gemeinde Hitzendorf, Steiermark, 1854 - Graz 1925),
Sources & Information
Location N 47°26'29" E 15°17'26"
Item Code: atst120; Photograph: 13 September 2016
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