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Moritz Barach (born 21 March 1818 in Vienna; † 14 February 1888 in Salzburg) was an Austrian humorous writer. He wrote numerous poems, humoresques and plays. As a pseudonym he often used Dr. Märzroth.[1]

The sudden death of his daughter, Hermine, was reported in the Viennese daily press in February 1900.[2]

Works (selection)

  • – (Ed.): Effervescent Powder. Album for drolleries and piquanties. Stockholzer von Hirschfeld. Vienna 1847-.
  • Aurora butterflies. Poems in memory of the 13th, 14th, and 15th of March, 1848. Contains: I. Fallen is the gloomy partition ... II. Who were they who cheered for the right ... III. Sprecht, was soll das Schauspiel wol bedeuten ... IV. Austria, the beautiful, noble, strong woman. Hirschfeld (et al.), Vienna 1848 – full text online.
  • Franz von Suppé: Der Biberhof. A village story with song and dance in three acts. Libretto. Printed as manuscript, Berlin 1854. – Full text online.
    • Leopold Feldmann, -: Der Biberhof. A village story with song and dance in three acts. Performed in the imperial and royal private Theater an der Wien. Römer, Vienna 1860.
  • Children, pictures and stories. Poems in Lower Austrian dialect. S. n., s. l. 1854.
  • Petitions. Original comedy in one performance. In preparation at the Imperial and Royal Hofburg Theatre. Printed as manuscript. Pichler, Vienna 1854. – Full text online.
  • Songbook without gilt edges. S. n., Dresden 1857.
    • -: Second edition. S. n., Prague 1860.
  • Only refinement! Original comedy in one act. Kolbe, Berlin 1857 – Full text online.
  • Satan’s Lyre. Kober & Markgraf, Prague 1859. – Full text online.
  • – (ed., ed.): Komische Welt. S. n., Vienna 1862.
  • On the statistics of women. Comic genre picture. Original in 1 edition. Wallishausser, Vienna 1865.
  • Ghosts and figures from old Vienna. Pictures, Stories and Memories. Prandel, Vienna 1868. – Full text online.
  • The Marquis. Play. Original in 1 act. Wallishausser, Vienna 1869.
  • Wiener Bilderbogen. Sketches from the new and old Vienna. S. n., Vienna 1869.
  • Shadow plays from the old and new Vienna. Culturhistorische Croquis. Gronemeyer, Vienna 1872. – Full text online.
  • Bitt’ gar schö’ – Singa lass’n! Poems in Salzburg Dialect. Dieter, Salzburg 1878. – Full text online.
  • Little truths. From life – for life. Dieter, Salzburg 1880.
  • Laughing Stories. Volumes 3 and 4. p. n., Leipzig 1881 and 1888.
  • Weltlust. Historietten, Schwänke und Lieder eines heitern Vaganten. Liebeskind, Leipzig 1883 – full text online.
  • Old Vienna. Pictures and Stories. Wilhelm Friedrich, Leipzig/Berlin 1885. – Full text online.
  • Seriousness and jest. S. n., Prague 1885.
  • New Decameron. Allerlei Geschichten. Friedrich, Leipzig 1887. – Full text online.
  • Chameleon. A Christmas tale. S. n., s. l., s. a. – Full text online in: nikolaus-weihnachten .de, 2006, retrieved on 22 September 2012.
  • other humoresques: mockingbirds.
  • other plays of pleasure and drama: Fritz Nürnberger, Die Frau Professorin, Eine unruhige Nacht.

Literature

  • Constantin von Wurzbach: Barach, Moriz. In: Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich. 1.Part. Universitäts-Buchdruckerei L. C. Zamarski (formerly J. P. Sollinger), Vienna 1856, p. 148 (digital copy).
  • Constantin von Wurzbach: Märzroth, Dr.. In: Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich. 16.Part. Kaiserlich-königliche Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, Vienna 1867, pp. 252-254 (Digitalisat).
  • Anton Schlossar:Märzroth, Dr. In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Vol. 52, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1906, p. 225 f.
  • Salomon Wininger: Great Jewish National Biography. Czernowitz 1925, Volume I, page 240.
  • Barach, Moritz. In: Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815-1950 (ÖBL). Vol. 1, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 1957, p. 49.

Individual references

  1. Meyers Konversationslexikon, 17th supplementary volume, p. 688, on Retrobib
  2. Small chronicle. (…) Suddenly died.In: NeueFreie Presse, Abendblatt, No. 12739/1900, 10 February 1900, p. 1, bottom right. (Online at ANNO).Template:ANNO/maintenance/nfp.