Peter Paul Kaspar

Wer hat das Ave Maria geklaut? [Who stole Ave Maria?]

The chequered history of musical earworms

Do you like Albinoni's famous Adagio ? Well, sorry – Albinoni didn't compose it, and it isn't even from the baroque period; it was written two centuries later by an Italian more...

Categories: History 

Linde Prelog, Peter Reichert

Wiener Mischung [Vienna – warts and all ]

Swiss photographer Peter Reichert, an adoptive Viennese, his Leica at the ready, roams through the world's most liveable city. He is no longer a tourist, but not yet an established more...

Categories: History  | Fiction 

Gerhard Ammerer, Harald Waitzbauer

Wirtshäuser [Inns]

A cultural history of Salzburg's inns

Prosit! The inn has always been a focal point of the social and economic life of a place. Travellers spent the night here, and pedlars offered their wares for sale. On more...

Categories: History  | Food 

Gertraud Steiner

Wundervolles Wasser [Wonderful water]

On "taking the waters"

Water – elixir of life Communal medicinal bathing and drinking the waters at mineral springs is a worldwide phenomenon dating back to prehistoric times. In Europe, it was more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Eva Gruber

Zeit am Fluss

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Categories: History  | Austria 

Wojciech Czaja, Michael Hausenblas

Zum Beispiel Wohnen [Examples of living]

80 unusual visits

Variety within four walls. Our home is a deeply personal affair. No space in our lives is so close to our heart as our own home. The two authors, Wojciech Czaja and Michael more...

Categories: History