The German name for Austria, Österreich, derives from the Old High German Ostarrîchi, which meant "eastern realm" and which first appeared in the "Ostarrîchi document" of 996. This word is probably a translation of Medieval Latin Marchia orientalis into a local (Bavarian) dialect. Austria was a prefecture of Bavaria created in 976.
Kaisertum Österreich (1804–1867) und Doppelmonarchie Österreich-Ungarn (1867–1918) Das neue Kaisertum Österreich war ein Vielvölkerstaat , in dem außer Deutsch auch Ungarisch, Italienisch, Tschechisch, Polnisch, Ukrainisch, Rumänisch, Kroatisch, Serbisch, Slowakisch und Slowenisch gesprochen wurde.
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Austria (German: Österreich, Austro-Bavarian: Östareich or Estareich; officially called Republic of Austria), is a country in Central Europe. Around Austria there are the countries of Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. Currently, the chancellor is Sebastian Kurz.
Österreich, a German language newspaper, was first published in Vienna by Helmut and Wolfgang Fellner on 1 September 2006. Wolfgang Fellner, the owner, publisher and editor of the daily, also launched other Austrian publications, including NEWS magazine. Mediengruppe Österreich GmbH is the owner of the daily.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Österreich or Oesterreich is the German name for Austria (literally "eastern kingdom") and may also be a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Rolf Österreich (born 1952), former East German figure skater
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Georg Österreich was a German Baroque composer and collector. He is regarded as the founder of the so-called Bokemeyer collection which is now housed in the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin and is considered one of the most important music collections of the late 17th and early 18th century.
Österreich was born in March 1664, the son of brewer Johann Österreich and Elisabeth Österreich and was baptized on March 17 in the Johanniskirche in Magdeburg. The Österreich family came originally from Augsburg and belonged to a very distinguished patrician family. In ...
Critical for Österreich's career was his lifelong friendship with Johann Theile. When the arts-lover Anton Ulrich was appointed co-regent of the Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and made funds available for the fine arts, it was Theile who attached Österreich to the ...
At the end of the 17th century, the Duchy of Holstein-Gottorp was in an extremely unstable political situation. Several times, the dukes had been forced out of their residence in Schleswig into exile in Hamburg. These exiles generally led to a large reduction, if not the dissolut
Österreich had four children with his wife Magdalena: 1. Johann Samuel 2. Anton August 3. Georg Christoph 4. Sophie Amalie The social standing which he attained in his position as court Kapellmeister is apparent in the list of his children's godparents. Among them are found such prominent names as Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel; crown prince and later duke Augustus William of Brunswick-Lüneburg; and Augustus William's second wife, Sophie Amalie, born Duchess of Holstein ...
Österreich's family tree was reconstructed in the 20th century. His last known direct descendant was the wife of a major general in the German Army who lived in Blankenburg. She died childless in the 1950s. In the possession of the family were several letters of Österreich's along with a handwritten autobiography in his own hand. A student at the time, Adam Soltys, was writing his dissertation on Österreich in 1922. This document came to his attention and he cited it several times in his ...
Harald Kümmerling, a musicologist who has researched and catalogued the Bokemeyer collection, writing in the musical encyclopedia Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, was critical of Österreich's work, saying "Österreich, like, Gustaf Düben was a great collector but a sterile composer." It is true, Düben's and Österreich's passion for collecting – Düben in Sweden and Österreich in Gottorf and Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel – is almost unique in the history of music. These great ...
Vienna (/ v i ˈ ɛ n ə / (); German: Wien (); Austro-Bavarian: Wean) is the national capital, largest city, and one of nine states of Austria.Vienna is Austria's most populous city, with about 1.9 million inhabitants (2.6 million within the metropolitan area, nearly one third of the country's population), and its cultural, economic, and political center.
Walburga Oesterreich (née Korschel; 1880 – April 8, 1961), nicknamed " Dolly ", was a German-born American housewife, married to a wealthy textile manufacturer Fred William Oesterreich (December 8, 1877 – August 22, 1922), who gained notoriety for the shooting death of her husband and the subsequent bizarre revelation that she had kept her lover, Otto Sanhuber, hidden in the attic of the home she shared with her husband for ten years.
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