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About Bertolt Brecht
Bertolt Brecht was an acclaimed German poet, playwright and theatre practitioner, who is known to have risen to prominence during the early 1920s and decided to move to Berlin where he was able to write the play, "The Threepenny Opera" alongside Kurt Weill.
Brecht is noted to have scored excellently in the theatrical scene where he is credited for composing the didactic, "Lehrstucke", which gained massive acknowledgement and earned him a place in the "epic theatre". He is noted to have founded the Berliner Ensemble in East Berlin.
His father was Berthold Brecht - noted to have worked for a paper mill - while his mother was Sophie Brezing.
He was the brother to Walter Brecht. He got married to Australian actress and opera singer, Marianne Zoff in 1922, a short-lived marriage that ended in 1927.
He got married German actress and artistic director, Helene Weigel in 1930. His children include; Hanne Hiob, a poet and Barbara Brecht-Schall, an actress.
He received the "Lenin Peace Prize" in 1954.
He picked up the "Kleist Prize" in 1922.
Brecht was awarded the "Obie Award for Best Musical" in 1956.
He earned the "Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics" in 1970.
The house where he was born has been made a Brecht Museum.
Brecht was a dedicated Marxist all his life.
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Famous quotes by Bertolt Brecht
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.Bertolt Brecht
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.Bertolt Brecht
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.Bertolt Brecht
Don't tell me peace has broken out.Bertolt Brecht
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.Bertolt Brecht
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.Bertolt Brecht
Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.Bertolt Brecht
Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.Bertolt Brecht
Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science.Bertolt Brecht
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.Bertolt Brecht
The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.Bertolt Brecht
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.Bertolt Brecht
There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.Bertolt Brecht
War is like love it always finds a way.Bertolt Brecht
What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.Bertolt Brecht
Why be a man when you can be a success?Bertolt Brecht
F.A.Q. about Bertolt Brecht
When is his birthday?
Bertolt Brecht's birthday is on February 10, 1898.
In how many days is his birthday?
Bertolt Brecht's birthday is in 198 days
How old was Bertolt Brecht when he died?
He was 58 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 14, 1956.
How old would he be today?
Bertolt Brecht would be 123 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Bertolt Brecht from?
He was born in Augsburg, Germany.
Bertolt Brecht's Popularity
Bertolt Brecht was a famous German author, who was born on February 10, 1898. As a person born on this date, Bertolt Brecht is listed in our database as the 77th most popular celebrity for the day (February 10) and the 69th most popular for the year (1898).
People born on February 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Bertolt Brecht is the 2757th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Bertolt Brecht's birthday, Bertolt Brecht is the 739th most famous German and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Augsburg, Germany.
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