Torberg medal for Föttinger and Kehlmann – Vorarlberger Nachrichten


Vienna After the last performance of the play "The Journey of the Lost" by Daniel Kehlmann, the author and director of the Josefstadt theater, Herbert Föttinger, today receives the Marietta Medal and Friedrich Torberg, conferred by the Jewish Community. The award is a tribute to the controversial author and journalist Friedrich Torberg (1908-1979). "You can call the collaboration of a great theater director and actor like Herbert Föttinger and an exceptional author like Daniel Kehlmann just as a stroke of luck for our theater world," said IKG President Oskar German in a statement previous. The drama of the refugees demonstrates impressively their commitment to humanity, human dignity and respect.


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