|Name:||Hugo von Hofmannsthal|
Walter Brecht, Professor of German literature, University of Vienna, AT.
The nomination was supported by Mr Österling.
|Comment:||The Nobel Prize in Literature for 1926 was reserved. This nomination, originally made in 1926 (entry 1926:22-0), was carried over to the nominations for 1927. See page 2 of the Nobel Committee´s statement.|