Adolphe Horsch

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Adolphe Horsch
Horsch in 1908
BornDaniel Gustave Adolphe Horsch
(1864-05-04)4 May 1864
Strasbourg, French Empire
Died27 March 1937(1937-03-27) (aged 72)
Strasbourg, France
Occupation(s)Playwright, actor

Adolphe Horsch (1864–1937) was a notable Alsatian playwright and actor who wrote many pieces for the theatre in the Alsatian dialect. He was one of the premier actors in Alsace in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He worked closely with his friend, the playwright Gustave Stoskopf.

Selection of works


  1. ^ Jeanne Benay et Jean-Marc Leveratto (dir.), Culture et histoire des spectacles en Alsace et en Lorraine : de l'annexion à la décentralisation (1871–1946), P. Lang, Berne, Berlin, Bruxelles, etc., 2005, p. 201 ISBN 3-03910-764-X
  2. ^ Geoffroy et André Horsch, Daniel Gustave Adolphe Horsch, s. n., Strasbourg, 2007
  3. ^ Auguste Wackenheim (dir.), « Daniel Gustave Adolphe Horsch », in La littérature dialectale alsacienne : une anthologie illustrée, tome 3, La période allemande, 1870–1918, Prat, Paris, 1997, p. 155-156 ISBN 2-85890-317-4

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