Julius Bab

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Memorial plaque to Julius Bab in Berlin

Julius Bab (December 11, 1880 – February 12, 1955) was a German dramatist and theater critic.

He was a cofounder of the Kulturbund Deutscher Juden. Bab was a close friend of journalist and theater critic Siegfried Jacobsohn and a key contributor to the early years of the magazine Schaubühne, the later Weltbühne.

In 1939 he emigrated to the United States through France. In 1951 he visited Germany in a lecture tour.

He died in Roslyn Heights, New York in 1955.


Around 90 books and biographies about the theater including:

  • Der Mensch auf der Bühne

External links[edit]


  • Sylvia Rogge-Gau: Julius Bab und der Jüdische Kulturbund. Metropol, Berlin 1999 ISBN 3-932482-14-X