Hans Raimund Biography

Hans Raimund (* 5 April 1945 in Petzelsdorf near Purgstall an der Erlauf ) is an Austrian writer and translator .

After his childhood and youth in Vienna with a visit to the Realgymnasium of the Theresian Academy, Raimund studied music (among others concerto piano with Friederike Karger and Richard Hauser), English and German Studies at the University of Vienna .
From 1972 to 1984 he was an AHS teacher (among others at Theresianum in Vienna, at the Rudolf Steinerschule Wien / Mauer and at the Vienna International School). From 1982 (until the end of 1985), he was the pult (St. Pölten) in the editorial team of the Lower Austrian literary literature , and Klaus Sandler was the editor.
From 1984 to 1997 he was a teacher in Duino near Trieste / Italy at the United World College of the Adriatic and a freelance writer and translator .
Since 1997 he has lived as a freelance author and translator in Vienna and in Hochstraß near Lockenhaus in Burgenland .
Raimund is married and has a daughter.