Nathan Katz (poet)

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Monument in Waldighofen
His birthplace in Waldighofen

Nathan Katz (24 December 1892 in Waldighofen – 12 January 1981 in Mulhouse) was a Jewish Alsatian poet from the Sundgau region. He wrote in Standard German as well as the Alsatian dialect.

Serving at the East Front during the First World War, he was made prisoner in Nizhny Novgorod, where he wrote Das Galgenstüblein in June 1915.

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