Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Schillerplatz (1.)

Franz Werfel

(Praha 1890 - Beverly Hills, Calif. 1945)
Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet. Author of The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1933), a novel based on events during the Armenian Genocide of 1915
(Wikipedia)
Ohan Petrosyan & Roland Martirosyan
1998

Wien /  Franz Werfel   Wien /  Franz Werfel

Description

Granite stele with a bust of Werfel. On the side of the stele a relief of a few mountains (?).

Inscription(s)

ՄՈԽՎ ԼԵՌ

FRANZ
WERFEL


prag 1890-1945 beverly
hills

in dankbarkeit
und hochachtung
das armenische volk
Armenian text ok?

Signature

architekt / roland martirosjan
bildhauer / ohan petrosjan

Annotation

Monument commissioned by Armenia. It was unveiled on 9 October 1998 the auspices of Armenian foreign minister Vartan Oskanian and the mayor of Vienna.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 48°12'8" - E 16°21'54")

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