Francisco Tanzer came from an assimilated Jewish family. After Austria was annexed to the German Reich , he fled via Czechoslovakia to Paris in 1938 , where he attended a grammar school. In 1941 he fled to Portugal , from where he came to the United States in 1942 . From 1942 he lived in New York and later in California . As a member of the US Army , he came to Germany in 1945 , where he a. a. worked as a press censor . In 1947 he returned to the USAback and completed a degree in German in New York . In 1954 he went back to Germany , where he lived in Wiesbaden , Munich and finally in Düsseldorf . He provided literary works for the WDR - radio was, however, in 1959, forced as a representative for a French company in the metal industry to work. From the mid- 1960s on, Tanzer was involved in film and television projects; after only a few of his works had previously appeared scattered, he published a first collection of his literary works in 1979.
Francisco Tanzer was a writer of short stories , poems and plays . Many of his poems were written by contemporary composers Herbert Lauermann , Alfred Schnittke , Sofia Asgatowna Gubaidulina . Edisson Wassiljewitsch Denissow , Alexander Aronowitsch Knaifel , Klaus Ager and John Cage set to music. - Tanzer was the 2002 Austrian Federal President to Professor appointed honorary.
- Poetry and prose
- Voices , Cologne 1979
- Blätter , Düsseldorf 2001
- The Austrian in me , Vienna 2006
- Musical theater
- The couple , chamber opera by Herbert Lauermann, libretto together with Herbert Gantschacher , world premiere in 1986 by the Vienna Chamber Opera, German premiere at the small scene of the Semperoper Dresden in 1996 by ARBOS - Society for Music and Theater (see also Austrian National Library estate Francisco Tanzer)
- Liberation . Opera in two acts based on the novel of the same name by Francisco Tanzer, music by Herbert Lauermann , libretto by Alexander Nitzberg , world premiere in 2001 by the Ulm Theater.
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- Literature by and about Francisco Tanzer in the catalog of the German National Library
- Francisco Tanzer in the literature archive of the Austrian National Library
- "Part-time poet" with an impressive work , orf.at
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Franz Herbert Leopold dancer|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German-Austrian author|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 12, 1921|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Vienna|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 25, 2003|
|Place of death||Dusseldorf|