Brod, Max

(1884-1968)
   Austrian author and composer. He was born in Prague. He was a founder of the National Council of Jews of Czechoslovakia and became active in the Zionist movement. In 1939 he settled in Palestine, where he worked as a music critic and drama adviser to the Ha-Bimah theatre. His writings include a trilogy of historical novels, a story of the Israeli War of Independence, and studies of Judaism. He was the discoverer and biographer of Franz Kafka, whose works he edited. His musical compositions include Requiem Hebra'icum and Israeli dances.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • BROD, MAX — (1884–1968), Czech born German author, composer, and representative member of the Prague Circle (Prager Kreis). Born in Prague, Brod studied law at the German university there and then entered the Czech civil service. After working in postal… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Brod, Max — ▪ German language novelist and essayist born May 27, 1884, Prague, Bohemia, Austria Hungary [now in Czech Republic] died Dec. 20, 1968, Tel Aviv, Israel       German language novelist and essayist known primarily as the friend of Franz Kafka… …   Universalium

  • BROD (M.) — BROD MAX (1884 1968) Écrivain, philosophe, dramaturge, compositeur, Max Brod, sur la scène culturelle du demi siècle passé, compte au nombre des personnalités les plus diverses que l’on connaisse. Pourtant sa réputation tient moins à l’œuvre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Brod — Brod,   Max, österreichisch israelischer Schriftsteller, * Prag 27. 5. 1884, ✝ Tel Aviv Jaffa 20. 12. 1968; war Beamter in Prag, dann Theater und Musikkritiker des »Prager Tagblatts«; Freund F. Werfels und F. Kafkas, den er vielfach förderte (er… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Brod — (Max) (1884 1968) écrivain israélien d expression allemande. Il édita les oeuvres (posthumes) de Kafka, son ami …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Max Brod — Plaque commemorating Max Brod, next to the grave of Franz Kafka Max Brod (Hebrew: מקס ברוד) (May 27, 1884 – December 20, 1968) was a German speaking Czech Jewish, later Israeli, author, composer, and journalist. Although he was a prolific writer… …   Wikipedia

  • Max Brod — Placa conmemorativa de Max Brod, próxima a la tumba de Franz Kafka Max Brod (Praga, 27 de mayo de 1884 Tel Aviv, 20 de diciembre de 1968) fue un escritor, compositor y periodista checoslovaco germanohablant …   Wikipedia Español

  • Brod —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes localités partageant un même nom. Brod est un toponyme qui peut désigner : en  Bosnie Herzegovine !Bosnie Herzégovine Brod, autre nom de Bo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Max Mannheimer — Max Mannheimer, speaking about the liberation of Dachau, May 5, 2002 Max Mannheimer (b. February 6, 1920) is an author and painter and survivor of the Holocaust. Except for one brother, he lost his entire family in the Holocaust, including his… …   Wikipedia

  • Brod — (slawisch für Furt) ist ein häufiger Ortsname und steht für: Brod nad Dyjí (Guldenfurt), Gemeinde im Okres Břeclav, Tschechien Brod nad Tichou (Bruck am Hammer), Gemeinde im Okres Tachov, Tschechien Brod (Prode), Ortsteil von Heřmanice nad Labem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.