Brecht, Bertolt (Eugen Friedrich)
- David Drew
- and J. Bradford Robinson
(b Augsburg, Feb 10, 1898; d Berlin, Aug 14, 1956). German playwright. His career divides into three periods. The first is the pre-Marxist period, whose two landmarks were the premières of his play Trommeln in die Nacht (1922), which made his name generally known in literary circles, and of his and Weill’s ...