Richard Ritter von Kralik Meyrswalden
80 years ago , on February 4th 1934 , at the age of 81 Richard Ritter von Kralik Meyrswalden died in Vienna, a poet , playwright and a Catholic philosopher from a German – Czech highly cultured nobilitated manufacturers family, especially that of music (his younger sister Mathilde was a composer ) in the literature a representative of neo-Romanticism , cultivating religious poetry and reviving the tradition of mystery , combining the Eucharistic Spanish drama (auto sacramental ) of P. Calderon with the monumental theater of R. Wagner , a co-founder of the "Gralbund" Catholic association " and " Der Gral " ( 1906-1937 ) review, a monarchist , decorated by the Emperor Franz Joseph I with the Order of the Iron Crown ( Eisernen Krone ) and by Pope Leo XIII with the Order of St.Gregory.
prof. Jacek Bartyzel
translated by Arek Jakubczyk
Kategoria: Reactionary Diary