Gustav Ernst

Gustav Ernst (b. 1944) is an Austrian playwright, novelist and screenwriter. He has also founded and edited two literary journals, Wespennest and kolik. Ernst was born in Vienna, where he read Philosophy, Psychology and History at the University of Vienna. He lives in Leopoldstadt. His plays include: Ein irrer Haß (1979), Mallorca (1986), Herzgruft (1988), Blutbad (1990), Herz ist Trumpf (1990), 1000 Rosen (1990) Ein Volksfreund (1994) and Casino (1998).