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Thomas Bernhard

(1931—1989)

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Auslöschung. Ein Zerfall

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The last novel by Thomas Bernhard, published in 1986. Written in two parts, ‘Das Telegramm’, set in Rome, and ‘Das Testament’, set in Wolfsegg, it consists of the recollections, in ...

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Austria

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At the beginning of the twentieth century Austrian theatre's outstanding figures were members of the Young Vienna group of artists, the playwrights Hermann Bahr, Arthur Schnitzler and Hugo...

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Bernhard Minetti

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(1905–98)

German actor. With a career spanning over 70 years, Minetti was a living legend. The stations of his life, from training under Jessner in the 1920s, to major roles ...

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Botho Strauss

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(1944– ),

German playwright, novelist, and poet, whose non-naturalistic plays scathingly attack modern materialism. After co-editing Theatre Today, 1967–70, he wrote The...

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Burgtheater

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Founded in 1741 as the Habsburg court theatre in Vienna, in 1776 Emperor Josef II designated it as a ‘German National Theatre’. The Burgtheater's first flowering came under Joseph...

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Calixto Bieito

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1963– )

Catalan director. A radical innovator who has embraced a versatile repertoire, from Sondheim to Shaw and García Lorca to Bernhard, Bieito built a formidable reputation in...

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Carlo Cecchi

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(1942– )

Italian actor and director. Cecchi became a prominent figure of the avant-garde with the performances in alternative venues of his cooperative group Granteatro (1971–6)....

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Christine Lavant

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(Groß-Edling, Carinthia, Austria, 1915–73, Wolfsberg),

née Thonhauser, married the painter Josef Habernig in 1939, and adopted Lavant as a pseudonym. The ninth child of a miner,...

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Claus Peymann

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(b. Germany, 1937)

Director. He joined the Frankfurt Theater am Turm in 1966 when the company was experimenting with democratic self-management, an ideal situation for Peymann, who...

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Gabriele D'Annunzio

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(1863–1938)

Italian poet, novelist, and playwright: the leading Italian literary figure of the early twentieth century.

D'Annunzio was born at Pescara in Abruzzi and...

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