Zuckmayer, Carl

(1896-1977)
   German playwright. He was born in Nackenheim. Although he had a Jewish mother, he was raised as a Catholic. From 1919 he worked in the theatre and as a freelance writer. In 1924 he joined Bertholt Brecht at Berlin's Deutsches Theatre. He moved to Switzerland in 1938, and later settled in the US. Jewish characters play a role in a number of his dramas.

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  • ZUCKMAYER, CARL — (1896–1977), German playwright. Though born of a Jewish mother, Zuckmayer was raised as a Catholic in the Rhineland town of Nackenheim. During World War I he served as an officer on the Western Front and from 1919 worked in the theater and as a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zuckmayer, Carl — ▪ German playwright born December 27, 1896, Nackenheim, Germany died January 18, 1977, Visp, Switzerland  German playwright whose works deal critically with many of the problems engendered by two world wars.       Zuckmayer served for four years… …   Universalium

  • Zuckmayer, Carl — (1896 1977)    dramatist; best known for the satire Der Hauptmann von Kopenick (The Captain of Kopenick). He was born in the Rhineland village of Nackenheim; his well established family (his father ran a factory that produced the tin sheathing… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Zuckmayer, Carl — (1896 1977)    Playwright. Zuckmayer was the most popular comic playwright during the Weimar Republic, and in the seasons immediately after World War II his straight plays dominated repertoires in the Western occupation zones. During the 1950s… …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • Zuckmayer, Carl — ► (1896 1977) Dramaturgo alemán. Autor de El capitán de Köpenick y El general del diablo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Zuckmayer — Zuckmayer, Carl …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Carl Zuckmayer — (1920) Carl Zuckmayer (* 27. Dezember 1896 in Nackenheim, Rheinhessen; † 18. Januar 1977 in Visp, Schweiz, Grab in Saas Fee) war ein deutscher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Carl Zuckmayer — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Carl Zuckmayer Carl Zuckmayer Nombre real Carl Zuckmayer Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Carl Zuckmayer — (December 27, 1896 ndash; January 18, 1977) was a German writer and playwright.Born in Nackenheim in Rheinhessen, he was four years old when his family moved to Mainz. With the outbreak of World War I, he (like many other high school students)… …   Wikipedia

  • Carl Michael Bellmann — Carl Michael Bellman. Gemälde von Per Krafft d. Ä. 1779 (Nationale Porträtgalerie, Schloss Gripsholm) Carl Michael Bellman (Aussprache) (* 4. Februarjul./ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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