Friedrich Glauser, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Friedrich Glauser

Swiss writer (1896-1938)

Date of Birth: 04-Feb-1896

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 08-Dec-1938

Profession: writer

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Friedrich Glauser

  • Friedrich Glauser (4 February 1896 in Vienna – 8 December 1938 in Nervi) was a German-language Swiss writer.
  • He was a morphine and opium addict for most of his life.
  • In his first novel Gourrama, written between 1928 and 1930, he treated his own experiences at the French Foreign Legion.
  • The evening before his wedding day, he suffered a stroke caused by cerebral infarction, and died two days later.
  • Friedrich Glauser's literary estate is archived in the Swiss Literary Archives in Bern. Since 1987, the annual Glauser Prize has been one of the best-known German-language crime writing awards.

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