Roger Manderscheid

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Roger Manderscheid in November 2004

Roger Manderscheid (born March 1, 1933 in Itzig, Hesperingen , † June 1, 2010 ) was a Luxembourgish writer .


Manderscheid attended the Athenaeum in Luxembourg from 1946 to 1952 and then worked for a short time as a teacher. From 1953 to 1956 he was a reserve officer in the army , from 1956 to 1973 a railway official at the Ministry of Transport and from 1977 to 1993 an official at the Ministry of Education. He was a member of the PEN Center Germany and until 1997 President of the Luxembourg Writers' Association (LSV), since 1997 Honorary President.

Manderscheid wrote poems, radio plays, plays, short stories and novels in German and Luxembourgish .

His best-known work is a Luxembourgish novel trilogy, the first volume of which, Schacko Klak , was filmed in 1989 under the direction of Frank Hoffmann and Paul Kieffer . In this book he tells how he felt about wartime as a boy. This was followed by De Papagei um Käschtebam with scenes from the post-war period and Celebration a Flam .


Works (selection)

  • The deaf John . Luja-Beffort, Luxembourg 1963. Short stories
  • Satists . Kremer-Muller, Esch-Alzette 1970. Three radio plays
  • The dromedaries. Still life for John the Blind . Lochness-Verlag Luxembourg authors, Luxembourg 1973. Novel
  • Quiet days in Luxembourg . Lochness-Verlag Luxembourg authors, Luxembourg 1975. Screenplay
  • Scrap . MOL series No. 5. Ed. du Center Culturel, Differdange 1978. Radio play
  • Red carnations for Herkul green . Phi-Verlag, Echternach 1983. Play
  • Schacko klak . Phi-Verlag, 1988 (German Tschako klack , 1997). novel
  • De parrot around käschtebam . Phi-Verlag, 1991 (Ger. The parrot on the chestnut tree , 1999). novel
  • Celebrate a flam . Phi-Verlag, 1995 (German: The sixth heaven , 2006). novel
  • All in all. Poems from a past century . Phi-Verlag, Echternach 2000. Poems
  • The uprising of the Luxembourg alliterates . Phi-Verlag, Esch 2003. Essais
  • Kasch, e genie swollen in the landscape . Edition Ultimomondo, Luxembourg 2004 (Ger. Hercules Kasch. A genius disappears in the landscape . Roman, Gollenstein, Merzig 2008)

Web links

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Individual evidence

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