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HvG writes ...

2017

  • March 17Who's batty and nuts here?

    Open letter in response to an album review of Bilderbuch's Magic Life in the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard ...
  • PostPost

    Dear friends, I've finally found the time to read through the many, many letters and emails of months past (a number of which were from years ago!) ...

2016

  • Election 2016Open letter to John Otti Band and Norbert Hofer

    In response to repeated use of his music at FPÖ campaign events, Hubert von Goisern voices his displeasure in an open letter to the John Otti Band and Presidential candidate Norbert Hofer's campaign team.
  • October 2016October 2016

    There once was – though this doesn't mean there no longer is. I'm still on the road in spirit ...
  • September 2016September 2016

    The summer is coming to an end. I enjoyed it at home – I as good as never left the Salzkammergut. Why would I? ...
  • Election Cramp PainElection Cramp Pain

    Ah yes, a third federal presidency ballot is imminent too ...
  • SummertimeSummertime

    Summertime has been ushered in. The first quarter of the year drew to a close yesterday. Shrovetide, Lent and Easter too are already in the past, just like our small, but excellent USA tour ...

2015

  • 12/1512/15

    December has begun, the final month of the year. The end of 2015 approaches. Darkness and cold have us searching for comfort and protection and see us moving closer together ...
  • 6/156/15

    Things always take their own course. I'd like to always have them under control. But it doesn't work that way. I don't even always have myself under control - but that's good ...
  • EarthquakeEarthquake in Nepal

    On 25th April the earth shook more violently than ever in the Himalayas and since then there have been more than one hundred aftershocks. It's a catastrophe of unimaginable magnitude ...

  • 5/155/15

    Sarah has just reminded me for the umpteenth time that there hasn't been a new entry on the "desk" for more than six months. How true ...

2014

2013

  • DecencyDecency

    HvG writes on the subject of decency and civility.

2012

2011

  • That's the way it is ... That's the way it is ...

    The year 2011 is drawing to a close. And this much is already clear: it was a fulfilling and successful year ...
  • Meanwhile ... Meanwhile ...

    The first leg of the tour came to an end a few days ago. It was a wonderful time. We really enjoyed being on stage together again ...
  • Tavern Tour Tavern Tour 2011

    With these concerts we want to make a contribution to breathing life into mostly underused concert venues. And I'm curious to see how the audiences will react to our music ...

2009

  • 2011 Auf wiedersehen 2011

    In order for something new to develop, something has to be able to come to an end too. The harbour festival in Linz was a worthy ending to our journeys down to the Black Sea, up to the North Sea and back again ...
  • 50 years 10th March

    50 years ago exactly to the day, a peaceful Tibetan rebellion against the Chinese occupying power was bloodily struck down ...

2008

  • ElectionElection 2008

    What a bloody mess! With the result of the Austrian national election, the biblical saying "Where three have come together, I am there among them" is given new meaning ...
  • Tibet 2008Tibet, March 2008

    While 2008 is the Year of the Rat for the Chinese, in Tibet one speaks of the Year of the Earth Mouse ...

2007

  • Losar 2007 Losar 2007

    There is nothing left to say about Tibet, everything has been said - over and over again...
    And yet it still needs to be said, over and over again ...

2006

  • Open Letter Open letter to H. C. Strache

    In an open letter to the FPÖ leader H. C. Strache, Hubert von Goisern requests no further use of his music at election events.

2005

  • Mali Waiting for Timbuktu

    Mali had already been on the bill in 2002, together with Senegal, Burkina Faso, the Cape Verde islands and the Ivory Coast. But you don't always get what you want, certainly not in Africa ...

2004

1998

  • My life My life, a path

    My life is and always has been movement, change. I have always travelled the world, become acquainted with many individuals, peoples and landscapes ...

1996

  • Tibet diaryJourney to Tibet

    In spring Hubert von Goisern and Tseten Zöchbauer travelled to Tibet. Here HvG shares his experiences in his Tibet travel diary.

1994

  • USA Paris - Texas - New York

    Hubert von Goisern and the Alpinkatzen play in Paris, San Antonio and New York. The travel diary of an international commuter.