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Werfel began writing at an early age and by 1911 had publiFranz Werfeld his first book of poems Der Weltfreund which can be translated as “the friend to the world” as well as philanthropist humanitarian and the like. While in France Werfel made a visit to the shrine of the Our Lady of Lourdes at Lourdes where he found spiritual solace. Bibliography
In English (some of these titles are out of print):
He is primarily known as the author of The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1933 English tr. Franz Viktor Werfel (10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist playwright and poet whose career spanned World War I the Interwar period and World War II. 1934 2012) a novel based on events that took place during the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and The Song of Bernadette (1941) a novel about the life and visions of the French Catholic saint Bernadette Soubirous which was made into a Hollywood film of the same name.