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Brecht, Bertolt

Syllabification: Brecht, Bertolt
Pronunciation: /brekt, breKHt
 
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Definition of Brecht, Bertolt in English:

( 1898–1956), German playwright, producer, and poet; full name Eugen Bertolt Friedrich Brecht. His interest in combining music and drama led to collaboration with Kurt Weill in The Threepenny Opera (1928). Brecht’s later dramas include Mother Courage (1941) and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1948).

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