WLISLOCKI, Heinrich Adalbert von

WLISLOCKI, Heinrich Adalbert von. Kronstadt (now Braşov) 9.7.1856 — Klosdorf bei Kleinkopisch (now Şona in Translivania) 19.2.1907. Austrian Gypsy Scholar. His father was Polish and mother German of Transilvania. In 1875-79 studied at Klausenburg (Cluj-Napoca). Ph.D. 1879. Worked as tutor,in 1883-90 in Mühlbach (Sebeş), but also eagerly collected gypsy material. Also worked as translator. In last years suffered of mental problems. Married.

Publications: Diss. Hapax legomena im Atlamál. 1879, then publ. in Z. für vgl. Litteratur.

Die Sprache der transylvanischen Zigeuner. Grammatik. Wörterbuch. Lp. 1884.

Vom wandelnden Zigeunervolke. Bilder aus dem Leber der Siebenbürger Zigeuner. 7+390 p. Hbrg 1890.

Numerous articles, especially in Ungar. Revue, Z. für vgl. Litteratur, JGLS, Z. f. deutsche Philologie and ZDMG.

Sources: Briefly in Bethlenfalvy 1980, 21; German Wikipedia with photo.

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