Dominik Steiger (1940-2014). Universty drop out. Joins the french foreign legion 1959 but was dismissed a year later for psychiatric reasons. 1961 ﬁrst poems and beginning of a bohemian life. 1961-64 vagabondage through europe and asia. Published several books of poetry and prose since 1961. First drawings published 1972 by Günther Brus in his periodical 'Schastrommel'. Exhibitions of graphic works since 1975 in galleries throughout Europe. Ad hoc musician. First LP of songs 'Wiener Lieder und Gemischte Waisen' published 1979 in Dieter Roth's Verlag. In 2004 he received the honorary literature prize of the Republic of Austria and in 2008 the ﬁne arts prize of the City of Vienna. He lives and works in Vienna, Austria.
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