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Bertolt Brecht Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956)

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2 Bertolt Brecht

3 Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956)

4 Who was Bertolt Brecht? -he was a German poet, playwriter, and theatre director. -Brecht made significant contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production

5 Life and career Brecht was born in Augsburg, Bavaria (about 50 miles (80 km) north-west of Munich). His father worked for a paper mill, becoming its managing director in Thanks to his mother's influence, Brecht knew the Bible, a familiarity that would impact on his writing throughout his life. From her, too, came the "dangerous image of the self-denying woman" that we find in his drama.

6 His most famous works Theatre plays: The Caucasian Chalk Circle The Threepenny Opera Mother Courage and Her Children

7 The Threepenny Opera

8 The Caucasian Chalk Circle

9 Mother Courage and Her Children

10 Brecht today Many schools, places and streets were named after Bertolt Brecht. Children at school learn about Brecht‘s theatre plays.


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