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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt BrechtAKA Bertolt Eugen Friedrich Brecht

Born: 10-Feb-1898
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: 14-Aug-1956
Location of death: East Berlin, Germany
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof, Berlin, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Poet

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Mother Courage and Her Children

Military service: German Army (WWI)

Girlfriend: Paula Banholzer (one son)
Son: Frank (b. 1919, d. 1943 killed in action)
Wife: Marianne Zoff (opera singer, actress, m. 1922, div. 1927, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Hanne Hiob (actress, b. 1923)
Son: Stefan Sebastian Brecht (b. 3-Nov-1924)
Wife: Helene Weigel (actress, b. 12-May-1900, m. 1930, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Barbara (b. 28-Oct-1930)

    University: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

    Communist Party
    Lenin Peace Prize 1954
    Exiled from Germany (1933)
    HUAC Hearings 30-Oct-1947
    Traveled to the USSR May-1935
    Traveled to the USSR May-1949
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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