Presentation on theme: "Bertolt Brecht Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956)"— Presentation transcript:
Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956)
Who was Bertolt Brecht? -he was a German poet, playwriter, and theatre director. -Brecht made significant contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production
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.
His most famous works Theatre plays: The Caucasian Chalk Circle The Threepenny Opera Mother Courage and Her Children
The Threepenny Opera
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Mother Courage and Her Children
Brecht today Many schools, places and streets were named after Bertolt Brecht. Children at school learn about Brecht‘s theatre plays.