Zsuzsanna Gahse (b.1946 in Budapest) has lived in German-speaking countries since 1956, and currently lives in Müllheim, Switzerland. Her literary output is somewhere between poetry and prose, between narrative and scenic texts. She has published around thirty books as well as stage plays; her third book, Abendgesellschaft was a kind of concert play. Her libretto More than eleven. Commedia for an opera singer, music composed by Alfred Zimmerlin, was premièred in 2014.
She is fundamentally interested in a new view of Commedia dell’arte as well as for collaboration with other artists, such as Christian Steinbacher, Bodo Hell or the fine artist Christoph Rütimann.
Siebenundsiebzig Geschwister, Edition Korrespondenzen 2017
Volatile texts: us two, Dalkey Archive Press 2017
Hundertundein Stillleben, drumlin verlag 2016
Italo Svevo Prize 2017
Werner Bergengruen Prize 2017