“Wenn man trotzdem lacht” Reading by Georg Markus

Georg Markus has tracked down a fascinating chapter in Austrian history. He traces the origins of “Wiener Schmäh” and shows, citing numerous examples, how humor is a vital component of Viennese life.
The best-selling author describes the life of great satirists, cabaret performers, and comedians from Austria, giving an insight into their wit, spirit, and sharp observation. From Nestroy and Karl Farkas to Qualtinger, Hermann Leopoldi, Ernst Waldbrunn, and Maxi Böhm.