Watzinger, Carl Hans Pseudonym: Bernhard Stauffer
Watzinger, Carl Hans (pseudonym: Bernhard Stauffer), b. Steyr (Upper Austria), Sept. 7, 1908, d. Linz (Upper Austria), Sept. 27, 1994. Narrative writer, dramatist, author of radio plays, essayist. Originally an engineer, then worked as a journalist in Linz; author of popular historical novels with German Nationalist tendencies; his novel about Luther, "Mensch aus Gottes Hand" (1938) was his most successful work.
Further works: Novels: Wachet auf und rühmet!, 1937; Spiel in St. Agathen, 1937; Die Bauernhochzeit, 1941; Kaiser, Kurfürst, Herr und Bauer, 1952; Die Trennung, 1957; Mit den Augen eines Vaters, 1957. - Narratives, essays, plays, comedies, radio plays.