Bertolt Brecht

A tribute to the German poet, playwright and theatre director Bertolt Brecht!

Biography: Bertolt Brecht was born February 10, 1898 in Germany, he began writing plays while working at an Army hospital. Brecht’s work fit nicely with the Dadaist and Marxist movement of the time. The increased dissatisfaction with society after World War I fit Brecht’s anti-bourgeois writing. He fled Nazi Germany and settled in the US, until setting in Berlin following World War II.

 

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