We are looking for Stefan Zweig's letters to Anton Faistauer. Those of Faistauer have been preserved in the USA. Does anyone know the whereabouts of Zweig's letters?

Thank you very much for the information.

Events since 2004

October 1, 2021

Guided tour through the exhibition
Die Frauen der Wiener Werkstätte
MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

October 18, 2020

The event marking the 90th anniversary of Anton Faistauer's death allowed Viennese organ music of the fin de siècle to meet texts from this period. Magdalena Hasibeder played works by the great role models of musicians around 1900 - Anton Bruckner and Johannes Brahms - as well as by composers who remained attached to the Romantic style until the 1920s.

Alexander Tschernek read texts from Stefan Zweig's Die Welt von Gestern. In it, the writer, who was a friend of the painter, remembers the time before the wars. Projected music by Anton Faistauer accompanied the event from the PIPE HYPE series. 
Parish church Maishofen

December 8, 2019

The inclusion of a new work by Anton Faistauer in the Maishofen parish church was celebrated with a solemn mass. The stained glass window created in 1927/28, which shows the adoration of the shepherds and the Three Magi and was created from a stage design for the Salzburg Festival, was made available as a permanent loan by the MAK – Museum for Applied Arts in Vienna.

The Vokalensemble Maishofen as well as Eva Höck (organ) and Gerhard Schwaiger (trumpet) provided the music for the service, Dr. Rainald Franz, curator at the MAK, explained the artwork from his collection.
Parish church Maishofen

September 15, 2018

At the end of May, the Weg der Kostbarkeiten [Path of Treasures] initiated by Hermann Mayrhofer was opened, bringing together six artists associated with the communities of Leogang, Saalfelden, Maishofen, Zell am See-Thumersbach, Bramberg and Kitzbühel.

This year's excursion of the AFF led to a station on this path: to the Kitzbühel Museum with the Alfons Walde (1891–1958) collection. Continue to Salzburg to visit the first major exhibition on the work of our AFF co-founder  Richard Hirschbäck  (1937–2007) in the Stadtgalerie Lehen.

May 13, 2017

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Stefan Zweig's death, the Salzburg Museum dedicated an exhibition to the writer that focused on his years in exile and the famous Schachnovelle. It was compiled by Klemens Renoldner, who presented his new book in Schloss Kammer last year.

Dr. Renoldner guided the members of the AFF through the exhibition and then through the Stefan Zweig Center in Edmundsburg am Mönchsberg, which he manages. Zweig was good friends with Anton Faistauer, and they exchanged letters with each other.

July 9, 2016

The AFF and the municipality of Maishofen invited to a trip to Salzburg to see the state exhibition Bischof. Kaiser. Jedermann. 200 Jahre Salzburg bei Österreich. The exhibits from antiquity to the present also included two large-format Faistauer paintings that the painter had created in Maishofen and Salzburg.

Another item on the program was a visit to the parish church in Morzg. It houses Faistauer's little-known fresco cycle on the life of the Virgin Mary, a work of great harmony and vivid colors from the years 1922/23.

July 8, 2016

Der Weisheit letzter Schuss
Klemens Renoldner, director of the Stefan Zweig Center Salzburg, read from his current book, which brings together short prose texts, satires, feuilletons, travelogues and short stories. The art scene in Vienna and Salzburg plays a special role, with the third chapter being devoted entirely to stage art. In addition, adventures from Reykjavik to Budapest, from Paris to Moscow are described.
Museum in Schloss Kammer, Maishofen

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April 30, 2015

Vierfleck oder Das Glück
Katharina Geiser, a Swiss writer, gave a reading from her latest novel, which brings alive four decades of german history (1900–1944). Based on historic facts Ms Geiser weaves a subtle story about a “ménage-a-quatre” with Christiane von Hofmannsthal (daughter of the Poet) and the indologist Heinrich Zimmer, thereby also touching the last years of Anton Faistauer’s life.
Museum in Schloss Kammer, Maishofen

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February 14, 2015

Commemoration of the 85th anniversary of Faistauer's death
Wreath ceremony at the cemetery an service at parish church Maishofen

May 31, 2014

Inauguration of the sculpture at the gateway to Maishofen
Design: Daniel Domig
Execution: Schlosserei Faistauer 

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July 12/13, 2013

Bentley fahren, play by Bruno Pellandini
With Johanna Orsini-Rosenberg and Paul Skrepek
Directed by Mary Brezovich
Rossstall Schloss Kammer, Maishofen

July 11, 2013

Faistauers Blick - No Nature No Art
Artist and author Oswald Putzer talked with Anne-Katrin Rossberg about Faistauer's connection to the alpine landscape and the relationship of human being, nature and culture which is visible in Faistauer's art.
Rossstall Schloss Kammer, Maishofen

Opening of the 11th walk station Auf den Spuren des Malers Anton Faistauer
Wiesenweg / Wegkreuz Lahntal

June 3, 2012

Celebration of the 125th birthday (in cooperation with the Maishofen Tourism Association)
Opening of the exhibition Anton-Faistauer-Preisträger 2011
Works of Tobias Pils, Isa Schmidlehner and Clemens Wolf (until July 13, 2012)
Raiffeisenbank Maishofen

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June 1, 2012

Celebration of the 125th birthday (in cooperation with the Maishofen Tourism Association)
Opening of the exibition Meine Leute sind mir alle wohlgesinnt, works of Anton Faistauer in his parents' house (until June 3, 2012)
Presentation of a commemorative stamp
Gasthof Post Maishofen

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May 28, 2011

Official opening of the walk: Auf den Spuren des Malers Anton Faistauer (in cooperation with the Maishofen Tourism Association)
Maishofen and Stablberg

March 27, 2011

Spiritual concert and reading: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt
Musicians: Vokalensemble Maishofen under the conduction of Eva Höck
Reading: Anne-Katrin Rossberg and Josef Faistauer
Parish church Maishofen

November 14, 2010

Concert and lecture: Im Einklang
Musicians: Diana Plasse, soprano; Andrea Zarbl-Sandhofer, contralto; Pergolesi string quartet, Salzburg; Edmund Knorr, organist and conductor
Explanations of Anton Faistauer's sacral oeuvre: Anne-Katrin Rossberg
Slide show: Josef Faistauer
Parish church Maishofen

April 10, 2010

Presentation of the walk stations Auf den Spuren des Malers Anton Faistauer (in cooperation with the Maishofen Tourism Association)
Musicians: Woodwind quintet of the music school Zell am See
Mercedes Pappas Maishofen

April 10, 2010

Presentation of the Großer Salzburger Votivaltar, loan of the MdM Salzburg
Musicians: Barbara N. Fink, soprano; Chamber orchestra Zell am See
Parish church Maishofen

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February 13, 2010

Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Faistauer's death
Parish church and cemetery Maishofen

August 26/27, 2009

Flieger, grüß mir die Sonne, play by H. C. Artmann
With Johanna Orsini-Rosenberg, Paul Skrepek, Vincenz Wizlsperger and Martin Zrost
Text version and stage direction: Elisabeth Gabriel
Rossstall Schloss Kammer, Maishofen

October 7, 2007

Event on the occasion of the 120th birthday
Presentation of the second volume of the series concerning Anton Faistauer and his period: Ilse Krumpöck, Anton Faistauers „militärische Nichtsnutzigkeit“
Concert of the pianist Florian Krumpöck with works of Franz Liszt and Alban Berg
Primary school Maishofen

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June 17, 2005

Event on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Faistauer's death, in cooperation with the Bergbaumuseum Leogang
Opening of the special exhibition Anton Faistauer zwischen Tradition und Moderne. Gotische Kunst – Faistauer Werke (until Oktober 31, 2005)
Bergbaumuseum Leogang

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November 19, 2004

Presentation of the first volume of the series concerning Anton Faistauer and his period: Die Stablbergkapelle mit den Wandmalereien von Anton Faistauer
Primary school Maishofen

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