The author of "Franziska" - the Austrian-born first "First Lady" of Korea

The author, Mag. Soonae Lee-Fink, was born in Seoul in 1955. As an athlete, she won gold in the sprint at the Asian Athletics Championships in 1974, then studied first at the Ewha Women's University in Seoul and then at the University of Frankfurt. During a study stay in Malaga she met her future husband, the lawyer Univ. Dr. Herbert Fink.

Soonae Lee-Fink still lives in Innsbruck, where she worked as a tourist guide for a long time. She has been dealing with the life of Franziska Donner-Rhee for more than 30 years.