Manderscheid's Soccer Players

Roger Manderscheid, the great Luxembourg poet, novelist and artist who passed away earlier this month (here),  published a lovely book of his color drawings on soccer themes back in 2006 with an introduction by his friend, the  other excellent Luxembourg novelist in the mame loshn,  Guy Rewenig (possibly still available from editions ultimondo, 16 rue d’Olm L-8392, Luxembourg). I’ll reproduce a few of his drawings here during the days … Read more Manderscheid's Soccer Players

Roger Manderscheid (1933-2010)

And the Memorial Day occasion stretches on: news just in that the Luxembourg writer Roger Manderscheid, an old & dear friend, died on Tuesday night. Of the generation just preceding mine, he was the most prolific, radical, engaged, political, satirical, and plain humorous poet, novelist, playwright in both the German and the Luxembourg languages, as well as being a superb visual artist. His 1988 novel schacko klak, written in … Read more Roger Manderscheid (1933-2010)