Top 20 Poet celebrities in Austria

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Poet celebrities [Updated October 2, 2022].

1. Franz Werfel

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Franz Werfel was born on September 10, 1890 in Austria.
He had published his first poetry collection by the time he was twenty-one years old.

2. Ernst Jandl

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Ernst Jandl was born on August 1, 1925 in Austria.
His German language poems are characterized by word play. Some of his poems, for example, were composed using words containing only one vowel.

3. Georg Trakl

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Georg Trakl was born on February 3, 1887 in Austria.
He began using drugs and frequenting brothels as a teenager. During this period, he also wrote his first poems.

4. Franz Grillparzer

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Franz Grillparzer was born on January 15, 1791 in Austria.
A popular Austrian pastry, the Grillparzertorte, was named in his honor.

5. Erich Fried

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Erich Fried was born on May 6, 1921 in Austria.
He started writing politically-themed poetry and essays very early in his life. He also worked as a child actor.

6. Peter Rosegger

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Peter Rosegger was born on July 31, 1843 in Austria.
His literary fame became an asset to the tourism industry in the Alpine region where he grew up.

7. Veronica Micle

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Veronica Micle was born on April 22, 1850 in Austria.
Her birth name was Ana Campeanu, and she sometimes wrote under the pseudonym of Corina.

8. Franz Wright

Franz Wright was born on March 18, 1953 in Austria.
He translated the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke.

9. Christine Lavant

Christine Lavant was born on July 4, 1915 in Austria.
She took her pseudonym, Lavant, from the name of the Austrian region -- the Lavant Valley -- where her father worked.

10. Oswald Lewinter

Oswald Lewinter was born on April 2, 1931 in Austria.
He was awarded the 1997 International Rilke Prize in Poetry.