Hans Griessmair

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Hans Grießmair (born November 11, 1938 in Kiens ) is a South Tyrolean folklorist .


Griessmair graduated from the school of the monastery Neustift and then studied political science at the University of Innsbruck . With the dissertation The peasant servants in the Pustertal he received his doctorate in 1967 under Karl Ilg . He then returned to South Tyrol, where he joined the state service as a civil servant in 1974. As such, he was entrusted with setting up the South Tyrolean State Museum for Folklore in Dietenheim near Bruneck, which he headed for many years as director. He was also instrumental in setting up the South Tyrolean Wine Museum and the South Tyrolean State Museum for Hunting and Fishing . In addition, from 1972 he was editor of the monthly magazine for South Tyrolean regional studies, Der Schlern, for three decades .



  • Egon Kühebacher : In the name of national history. Laudation to Hans Grießmair on reaching the age of 80 . In: Dolomites , November 10, 2018, p. 11

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  1. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Volkskunde , Volume 44, 1990, pp. 377–378 ( online ).