Friends of the Krone

Wilma und Herbert Natter

Wilma & Herbert Natter
senior bosses and grandparents

senior partners and the backbone of the Krone, they provide support wherever needed to allow Helene and Dietmar to get on with all aspects of their life’s work. Specialty chef, grandpa, grandma, looking after guests, providing a delivery service, decorating for a special occasion – you name it, they’ll do it!
That’s the way it works when you are a dedicated host and regard enjoyment as a ‘human right’.

Lina Nussbaumer

Dietmar Nussbaumer’s mother is another good spirit of the Krone: grandchildren with Oskar and Max are a fixed point and her kitchen garden in Langen regularly supplies the Krone with herbs, berries and vegetables in the summer.

Portrait, Lina Nußbaumer

Isabella Natter-Spets

Isabella Natter-Spets
Sister, idea giver

‘My family and I live just over a mile away from the Krone. In my heart there is virtually no distance at all. My sister and her husband have done a wonderful job taking our childhood home further and it gives me great pleasure to be a part of that process.’ In her profession, Isabella Natter-Spets develops ideas and has concocted a few for the Krone as well.

Dr. Peter Natter
house philosopher

I am the caretaker of all things cerebral at the Krone. I am not concerned with the superficial, I’d rather dig deep and seek profundity and, above all, effect. A philosopher concerns himself with culture which is not just a part of something but represents the very beginning of everything. This is the spirit I pursue when I am at the Krone spending time with our guests while they enjoy everyday relaxation and holiday highlights.’

Dr Peter Natter, house philosopher

Florian Aicher
Architecture critic and friend

‚At the Krone I find what is missing in many places these days: the art of transforming something mundane into a joyful event. It takes a special talent to achieve this without artifice and affect.‘

Bernardo Bader
architect and friend

There is hardly anywhere else where people and place fit together as well as at the Krone. It’s wonderful to be friends with both!

Stefania Pitscheider-Sorraperra
Director of the Women’s Museum in Hittisau

The Bregenzerwald is a region dedicated to sustainable tourism and as such, culture in all its shapes has particular significance. It is therefore very important to pursue a fruitful collaboration between cultural institutions and tourism enterprises. As long as there is active exchange, cooperation and mutual support, both parties will benefit and this has been the case with the Krone right from the beginning. The Krone is an important partner close by, both for staging events and for the consolidation of our museum’s standing in the region and beyond.

Markus Faisst
Thoughts from our wood philosopher and esteemed local carpenter Markus Faißt:

‘I see the Krone as a place and space of extraordinarily well looked after and sophisticated everyday culture. My close relationship with the Krone family grew from many building projects as well as cultural collaborations over the years and it represents something very precious to me.’