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Oskar Kokoschka

Born: 1-Mar-1886
Birthplace: Pöchlarn, Austria
Died: 22-Feb-1980
Location of death: Villeneuve, Switzerland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimitière de Clarens, Clarens, Switzerland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter, Playwright

Nationality: Austria
Executive summary: Austrian expressionist painter

Military service: Austrian Army (WWI, wounded)

Father: (traveling salesman)
Brother: (older, d. 1891)
Girlfriend: Alma Mahler (widow of Gustav Mahler)

    University: School of Arts and Crafts, Vienna
    Professor: School of Arts and Crafts, Vienna
    Professor: Dresden Academy (1919-23)

    Erasmus Prize 1960 (with Marc Chagall)
    Entartete Kunst Exhibition

Is the subject of books:
Oskar Kokoschka: The Artist and His Time, 1966, BY: J. P. Hodin
Oskar Kokoschka: The Painter as Playwright, 1982, BY: Henry I. Schvey
Oskar Kokoschka: A Life, 1986, BY: Frank Whitford

Author of books:
My Life (1964, memoir)

Wrote plays:
Mörder, Hoffnung der Frauen (1907, "Murderer, Hope of Women")
Orpheus und Eurydike (1918)



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