Thomas Brasch

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Thomas Brasch 1993

Thomas Brasch (19 February 1945 in Westow, Yorkshire - 3 November 2001 in Berlin) was a German author, poet and film director.

Life[edit]

Thomas was the son of German Jewish communist emigre parents.

UK Productions[edit]

In May 2012, Brasch's play Lovely Rita was performed in English for the first time in the Warwick Arts Centre.[1]

Awards[edit]

1981 Bavarian Film Awards, Best Director [1]

Publications[edit]

Grave Decoration on the Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof by Alexander Polzin
  • "Sie geht, sie geht nicht", play, 1970
  • "Das beispielhafte Leben und der Tod des Peter Göring", play, with Lothar Trolle, 1971
  • "Galileo Galilei – Papst Urban VIII.", play, with Lothar Trolle, 1972
  • "Der Schweinehirt. Die wilden Schwäne", two radio plays by Hans Christian Andersen, Berlin 1975
  • "Vom dicken Herrn Bell, der das Telefon erfunden hat", radio play, Berlin 1974
  • "Herr Geiler", play, 1974
  • "Lovely Rita", play, 1975
  • "Poesiealbum 89", Berlin 1975
  • "Die argentinische Nacht", comedy based on Oswaldo Dragún, Berlin 1975
  • "Vor den Vätern sterben die Söhne", prose, Berlin 1977
  • "Kargo. 32. Versuch auf einem untergehenden Schiff aus der eigenen Haut zu fahren", Frankfurt (Main) 1977
  • "Rotter. Und weiter. Ein Tagebuch, ein Stück, eine Aufführung.", Frankfurt (Main) 1978
  • "Der schöne 27. September", poetry, Frankfurt (Main) 1980
  • "Engel aus Eisen", book based on film, Frankfurt (Main) 1981
  • "Der König vor dem Fotoapparat", children's book, Olten 1981
  • "Domino", book based on film, Frankfurt (Main) 1982
  • "Anton Tschechows Stücke", translated by Thomas Brasch, Frankfurt (Main) 1985
  • "Lovely Rita, Lieber Georg, Mercedes", play, Berlin 1988
  • "Lovely Rita, Rotter, Lieber Georg", play, Frankfurt (Main) 1989
  • "Frauen Krieg Lustspiel", play, Frankfurt (Main) 1989
  • "Drei Wünsche, sagte der Golem", poetry, prose and play, Leipzig 1990
  • "Mädchenmörder Brunke", prose, Frankfurt (Main) 1999
  • "Liebe Macht Tod", parts and materials, Frankfurt (Main) 2002
  • "Shakespeare-Übersetzungen", Frankfurt (Main) 2002
  • "Wer durch mein Leben will, muß durch mein Zimmer", poetry, Frankfurt (Main) 2002
  • "Was ich mir wünsche", poetry, Frankfurt (Main) 2007
  • "Du einsamer, du schöner Wicht", audio book, read by Katharina Thalbach and Anna Thalbach, Hoffmann&Campe 2007

Filmography[edit]

Films about Thomas Brasch[edit]

  • 1977 - Annäherung an Thomas Brasch, Director: Georg Stefan Troller
  • 2005 - Skizze Thomas Brasch, Director: Christoph Rüter

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warwick Arts Centre Website - Lovelt Rita

External links[edit]