Biographical note: Austrian emigre writer.
Born Fritz Nathan Kohn in Vienna, Fritz Kortner immigrated to New York City in 1937. He became part of the literary circle around journalist Dorothy Thompson and writer sinclair Lewis. Written with Thompson, the play "Another Sun" closed in 1940 after a short run. He wrote and acted in Hollywood in the 1940s, then relocated to West Berlin in 1947.
From the description of Fritz Kortner and Dorothy Thompson manuscript, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86100549
|creatorOf||Kortner, Fritz. Fritz Kortner and Dorothy Thompson manuscript, 1937.||University at Albany, University Libraries|
|referencedIn||Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961. Dorothy Thompson letters, 1951, n.d.||Pennsylvania State University Libraries|
|creatorOf||Zuckmayer, Carl, 1896-1977. Somewhere in France, by Carl Zuckmayer and Fritz Kortner.||New York Public Library System, NYPL|
|creatorOf||Zuckmayer, Carl, 1896-1977. French play (The last round), by Karl Zuckmeyer and Fritz Kortner.||New York Public Library System, NYPL|
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|Exiles' writings, German|