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Der Traum ein Leben

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A play (dramatisches Märchen) in four acts by F. Grillparzer, written in four-foot trochaic verse. It was completed in 1831, performed in the Burgtheater in 1834, and published in 1839. ...

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Emanuel Schikaneder

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(b Straubing, 1751; d Vienna, 1812).

Ger. theatre manager, librettist, singer, and actor. Was singer and actor in troupe of strolling players before becoming manager of...

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Gustaf Gründgens

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(1899–1963)

German actor and director. From 1923 he acted and directed at Hamburg, came to the attention of Reinhardt, joined the Deutsches Theater in 1928, and rapidly became a...

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Johann Nepomuk Nestroy

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(1801–62),

Austrian actor and dramatist, who in his satiric comedies reflects the rising tide of liberalism and social discontent which was to result in the Revolution of 1848. The...

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Singspiel

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(Ger.).

Song‐play. Type of opera, Ger. equivalent of dramma per musica, which developed c.1700, term orig. being applied to all operas. From c.1750, Singspiel implied an opera with...

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Stegreif

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Extemporization, commonly practised in cabaret and night-club performances, and used at all times as an emergency procedure by competent actors to cover a ‘dry-up’, was widespread and...

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Volksstück

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A broad term encompassing German-language dramas that portray the life of common people, usually designed for popular consumption. These range from light-hearted dialect comedies, which...

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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(b Salzburg, 27 Jan. 1756; d Vienna, 5 Dec. 1791)

Austrian composer. He wrote the music for Noverre's Les Petits Riens (Paris, 1778) and wrote many dances and sets of dances. His...

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