Urzidil, Johannes, 1896-1970Variant names
Urzidil was a friend of Werfel from the circle of acquaintances who had often gathered in Café Arco in Prague. He had emigrated to England around 1939 and arrived in the U.S. in 1941, where he settled in New York City.
From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel and Adolf Klarmann, 1941-1964. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864686
Biographical note: German emigre writer.
Urzidil was born in Prague, from which he and his wife were forced to emigrate because of their Jewish ancestry. Urzidil settled in New York City in 1941. He worked for the Voice of America in the 1950s and published a novel and several volumes of short stories in the 1960s.
From the description of Johannes Urzidil letters, 1946-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122528706
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