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Dietmar Grieser - Worldtour through Vienna

This is the book of a Vienna-enthusiast who doesn’t seem to get tired to go through this city with open eyes. He lists a whole range of popular personalities, who also visited or lived in Vienna for several reasons. Protagonist are for example: Antonio Vivaldi, Mark Twain, Karl May, Bertold Brecht, Zhomas Bernhard or Gustav Klimt.

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with 70 b/w photographs
256 pages
format:125 x 205
Release date: 01.06.2002

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Dietmar Grieser

born in Hannover in 1934, has been living in Vienna since 1957. The author of many bestsellers is member of the PEN-Club. He has been awarded, among others, the Eichendorff. Literature Prize, the Donauland Sachpreis, the Book Prize of the Vienna Industry, the Austrian decoration for Science and the Arts.

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