Ernő Osvát

Ernő Osvát (7 April 1877 – 28 October 1929) was a Hungarian writer and editor.

Ernő Osvát
Ernő Osvát portrayed by József Rippl-Rónai
Ernő Osvát portrayed by József Rippl-Rónai
Born(1877-04-07)7 April 1877
Died28 October 1929(1929-10-28) (aged 52)

His first article was published 1897 in the a Hungarian newspaper called Esti Újság.[citation needed] He became the editor of the Magyar Géniusz in 1902, transforming it from a nationalist publication to the home of modern literature in Hungary.[1] He founded Figyelő in 1905,[2] and three years later was founding editor of Nyugat, the most important Hungarian literary magazine of the early 20th century.[3]

He committed suicide in 1929.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tezla, Albert (1970). Hungarian Authors; a Bibliographical Handbook. Harvard University Press. pp. 720–. ISBN 978-0-674-42650-4.
  2. ^ Berenbaum, Michael; Skolnik, Fred, eds. (2007). "Osvát, Ernö". Encyclopaedia Judaica (2nd ed.). Detroit: Macmillan Reference. ISBN 978-0-02-866097-4.
  3. ^ Patai, Raphael (1 July 2015). The Jews of Hungary: History, Culture, Psychology. Wayne State University Press. pp. 420–. ISBN 978-0-8143-4192-6.