Zenzl laboriously

Zenzl laborious (* 28. July 1884 in Haslach/Lower Bavaria; † 16. March 1962 in Berlin; native Kreszentia Elfinger) was married nearly nineteen years with Erich laborious.

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you comes as a fifth child of a Hopfenbauers and a restaurant operator/barkeeper in Bavaria to the world. To 15. September 1915 married it the Jewish pharmacist son Erich laborious. It was MUSE and emanzipierte Kämpferin at its side, which during its fortress detention for the amnesty the advice revolutionary used itself.

To two wedding days (1924 and 1933) it receives picture books with own pictures and poems from its detention. With its feather/spring designs it shows its artistic gift also on this area.

It fled 1934 after the murder of its man - against its warning - over Prague to Moscow in the exile. It had been able to save the deduction and hands the writings to the institute for max in fermenting AI over for international literature. Up to its departure 1955 into the GDR, it spent nearly 20 years in Soviet internment and educating camps (Gulag).


  • Zenzl laborious: A selection from their letters. Hg. Uschi Otten and Chris Hirte
  • the days, which come, to have grown. To life history Zenzl Mühsams. In: The bar of Berlin. Yearbook 2001 of the association for the history of Berlin. Berlin Bonn 2001;
  • Zenzl laborious in the trap exile. In: Century fates - women in the Soviet exile. 2003 [
work on] broadcast transmissions


  • three months I am again in Prague feature of Uschi Otten, direction Barbara polarize-sown Berlin, SFB/ORB as well as Germany radio Berlin 1998: “Life history Zenzl Mühsams”
  • you, Mrs laborious radio play must now go from Irina dear man, direction Barbara polarize-sown, to GDR broadcast 1982

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