The Controversial Baron Ludwig von Reitzenstein and New Orleans

Oct 30, 2013   //   Blog, Events, Featured

Kulturabende im Deutschen Haus, A Series of Cultural Offerings on German Themes Presents:
“The Controversial Baron Ludwig von Reitzenstein and New Orleans”
with Professor Steven Rowan, University of Missouri in St. Louis
and Mary Lou Eichhorn, Historic New Orleans Collection

Friday, November 15, 2013
Food and Drink available at 6:00 p.m.
Program at 7:00 p.m.

Along with Mark Twain and George Washington Cable, Baron von Reizenstein’s novel is cited by Andrei Codrescu as the earliest example of the “Mythifying-of-New-Orleans Phenomenon.” Come hear about this interesting and mysterious German immigrant to our city.

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