NPR logo

Vienna, 1899: Oh, To Be a Poet

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4711543/4711544" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Vienna, 1899: Oh, To Be a Poet

Commentary

Vienna, 1899: Oh, To Be a Poet

Vienna, 1899: Oh, To Be a Poet

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4711543/4711544" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Commentator Andrei Codrescu says that Vienna at the end of the 19th century was a great place for a poet. He details the lives and works of some of the people who lived there back then.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.