André Müller (journalist) - André Müller (Journalist)
Müller was born in 1946 in Brandenburg, East Germany, to an Austrian and a French soldier. However, his father left the family before he was born, and the mother returned to her home country Austria with her son in 1950. They lived in Vienna and Müller's mother worked as an employee for a health insurance company. After graduating from high school , Müller studied philosophy , German and history and began working as a court reporter in Vienna in 1967. The Wiener Kronenzeitung was his first employer. He also wrote his first theater reviews for this newspaper . In 1970 Müller went to Munich and worked inFeatures of the evening newspaper .
André Müller has worked as a freelance journalist since 1975. Known are his interviews with famous contemporaries, he in newspapers and magazines such as the mirror , the star , the time , the Weltwoche or the Playboy published. Collections of his conversations have also appeared as books. Müller died of cancer in April 2011 in Munich at the age of 65. 
In 1988 he had one of his most famous conversations with the then Burgtheater director and director Claus Peymann ,  which appeared at the time and almost caused a state scandal in Austria. The interview with his mother, You live because you are born,  was premiered in 1997 as a play at Hamburg's Thalia Theater . André Müller often appeared in public as a reader of his interviews (including in the Wiener Literaturhaus and at the Poet Festival in Erlangen). In the film Malina by Werner Schroeter (based on the novel by Ingeborg Bachmann) he played a reporter. In 2001, at the invitation of the Swiss magazine publisher Tamedia, he led a further training seminar for journalists in Zurich: The interview as (self-) exposure. On February 28, 2009, a text montage based on Müller's interview with Alice Schwarzer (Then howl) was premiered on the studio stage of the Thalia Theater .
- Exposures. Goldmann, Munich 1979, ISBN 3-442-03887-1 .
- Interviews. Hoffmann and Campe, Hamburg 1982, ISBN 3-455-08710-8 .
- In conversation with… , Rowohlt, Reinbek 1989, ISBN 3-499-12589-7 .
- In conversation with Thomas Bernhard. Provincial Library, Weitra 1992, ISBN 3-900878-64-1 .
- In conversation with Peter Handke. Provincial Library, Weitra 1992, ISBN 3-900878-93-5 .
- Austrians. Provincial Library, Weitra 1994, ISBN 3-85252-007-X .
- I risk insanity. Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Cologne, 1997, ISBN 3-462-02591-0 .
- ... beyond the questions. dtv, Munich 1998, ISBN 3-423-12590-X .
- "You really are a bloody crow!" Last conversations and encounters. Langen / Müller, Munich 2011, ISBN 978-3-7844-3273-1 .
- Ernst Jünger - André Müller: Conversations about pain, death and despair. Edited by Christophe Fricker. Böhlau Verlag, Cologne / Weimar / Vienna, 2015, ISBN 978-3-412-22486-8 .
- Thought Destruction. Christian Brandstätter Verlag, Vienna 1984, ISBN 3-85447-079-7 .
- Second love. Provincial Library, Weitra 1991.
- Seal. Toad, Hamburg 1998, ISBN 3-930325-23-3 .
- Farewell. published as an e-book and audio book (read by Toni Slama) at www.mcpublish.com, 2011.
- Homepage with interviews, texts and prose by André Müller
- Literature by and about André Müller in the catalog of the German National Library
- André Müller: The Art of Interviewing (Amadelio, November 5, 2007)
- “I don't have to die to play that” (André Müller speaks to the violinist Julia Fischer in the FAZ on February 29, 2008 )
- From the cassette archive of a radical interviewer - André Müller (radio feature on Deutschlandfunk Kultur from March 10, 2018)
- André Müller: The Relentless. In: Der Tagesspiegel . April 11, 2011.
- Text of the interview with Peymann
- You live because you were born. André Müller in conversation with his mother. In: The time . September 29, 1989.
- Prize speech for the Ben Witter Prize
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Austrian journalist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 25, 1946|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Michendorf, Brandenburg|
|DATE OF DEATH||10. April 2011|
|Place of death||Munich|