Johann Chrysostomus Senn (1 April 1795, Pfunds – 30 September 1857, Innsbruck; pseudonym: Bombastus Bebederwa) was a political lyric poet of the Vormärz.
Johann Senn was the son of the freedom fighter, Franz Michael Senn.
He lived in Vienna from 1807 and attended the Akademische Gymnasium. He was a pupil of the Wiener Stadtkonvikt along with Franz Schubert. He later studied philosophy, law und medicine, none of which he managed to complete. He became a teacher to Baron Anton von Doblhoff-Dier.
From 1815, his interest in politics grew ever more strident. Members of his circle included his old schoolmate, the composer Franz Schubert, the poet Johann Mayrhofer, the lawyer and later Redemptorist Franz von Bruchmann, the artist Leopold Kupelwieser and the doctor Ernst von Feuchtersleben.
In 1820, Senn was arrested because of rude behavior during a police visit and imprisoned for almost a year. He was then deported to Tyrol and never returned to Vienna.
He spent eight