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Franzi Ascher-Nash, Austrian writer. Member of Tagore Institute Creative Writing (India), Literarische Union (member federal republic germany), Society German-American Studies, Association German Language Authors America.

Background

Ascher-Nash, Franzi was born on November 28, 1910 in Vienna, Austria. Daughter of Luise Frankl and Leo Ascher. Graduate cum laude, Humanistisches Maedchengymnasium, Vienna, 1928.

Education

Grad with cum laude, Humanistisches Maedchengymnasium, Vienna, 1928. Student, Vienna Academy Music, 1929—1931.

Career

Free-lance short story writer, Vienna, 1934-1938. After arrival in the United States, lecturer women's clubs under auspices of New York Herald Tribune. Music reviewer Neue Volkszeitung weekly, New York City.

Monthly light essay Austro-American Tribune. Writer radio playlets German-American Writers Association. Host short German language radio programs Station WBNX.

Teacher New School Social Research, New York City: writer annotations for classical records. Host radio program The Story of the Art Song, Station WFUV-FM. Appearances on Spoken Words Program Station Way of New York City.

Lectr.on the art song. Lecturer music City University of New York, York (Pennsylvania) College, others. Contributor essays and poems to German-American Studies magazine, Kreis der Freunde magazine, Lyrik und Prosa magazine, Lyrica Germanica magazine, Inspiré, Swiss magazine, Schatzkammer.

Author: (novella) Das Zwoelftonwunder, 1952. (novella) Confession in the Twilight (1st prize The Villager magazine), 1948. (books) Bilderbuch aus der Fremde, 1948, Gedichte eines Lebens, 1976, others.

Also poetry anthologies public in the United States, India, Federal Republic Germany and Austria. Monography on Charlotte von Schiller. Contributor articles Das Judische Echo magazine Founder Leo Ascher Award program Millersville U.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) Das Zwoelftonwunder. Contributor articles to professional magazines.

Membership

Member of Tagore Institute Creative Writing (India), Literarische Union (member federal republic germany), Society German-American Studies, Association German Language Authors America.

Connections

Married Edgar R. Nash, November 21, 1959.

father:
Luise Frankl

mother:
Leo Ascher. Grad

spouse:
Edgar R. Nash