Bertolt Brecht Quotes (104 quotes)




Bertolt Brecht
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Alphabet [Alfabet] from Five Children's Songs (1934), trans. John Willett in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 239 - Poems, 1913-1956 (1976)
Bertolt Brecht
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Motto to the 'Svendborg Poems' [Motto der 'Svendborger Gedichte'] (1938), trans. John Willett in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 320 - Poems, 1913-1956 (1976)
Bertolt Brecht
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The Threepenny Opera (1964 edition), Grove Press - ISBN: 9780802150394
Bertolt Brecht
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Parables for the theatre: Two plays: The good woman of Setzuan and The caucasian chalk circle (1961 edition)


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Born: February 10, 1898

Died: August 14, 1956 (aged 58)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Poet, playwright

Bio: Bertolt Brecht was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.

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