Who is franz grillparzer?

Franz Grillparzer

Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas. He also wrote the oration for Ludwig van Beethoven's funeral.

Read more about Franz Grillparzer.

Famous quotes containing the words franz grillparzer, franz and/or grillparzer:

    The course of modern learning leads from humanism via nationalism to bestiality.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    The train was now going fast. Franz suddenly clutched his side, transfixed by the thought that he had lost his wallet which contained so much.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    Just as the queen bee, the highest-ranking, peerless creature of her hive, is surrounded by lowly drones to please her, whereas the workers produce honey, the same way is the one who sits on the throne an equal only to himself, and no one’s companion.
    —Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)