Leopold Altenburg introduced the k.u.k anecdotal opus "Emperor and his sun" to a noble family.
Last Thursday, Imperial nostalgia came to Palais Ferstel when Leopold Altenburg presented the first reading of his book "The Emperor and His Sun", which was sprinkled with anecdotes k.u.k. In the courtyard of the Café Central, the relatives of the neo-author gathered, who can be called not only the actor, the director and the red nose, but also the grandchildren of Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elizabeth.
Blue blood got wet eyes
He comes from Switzerland, Portugal, Germany and, of course, to Austria, and the Habsburgs acted as Blaublüter, prepared under Otto Jankovich's temperament and musical accompaniment at Concilium Musicum Wien. listen. Not every eye has remained dry because Leopold Altenburg grants insights into the history of his family in the "Emperor and his sun", from the imperial period to the present.
The partly entertaining, partly moving book Altenburg did not write as a historian because it was "imaginative" as he thought, but as a collection of loving anecdotes, which he historically explored, but above all on the basis of the resources available to him. written: stories of old parents, parents, aunts, and uncle. It does not matter whether these are historical-humorous facts or changed memories: dThe prince of the princess had to deal with the construction site, or the dancing with a waltz is probably not some sort of inside information that you can read every day.
Presentation of the book on 25 March in Thalia Landstraße
Anyone who caught spontaneous curiosity in the work of the empress of Emperor Sissi and Emperor Franco Josef, today, on Monday, March 25, 2019, still has the opportunity. Leopold Altenburg visits the Thalia Wien Landstraße branch at 7 pm and again presents his book to interested audiences.
You can get insight into the blueblood reading from last week in our photo gallery. (Rb)