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Barbara Brecht-Schall dies aged 84

2 years 2 months ago

The Writing Brecht project is sad to record the death of Brecht's daughter, Barbara Brecht-Schall, in Berlin on 31 August 2015, at the age of 84.

Frau Brecht-Schall was for many years the redoubtable protector of her father’s legacy. Her support was crucial for the many publications of Brecht’s work in English with Bloomsbury-Methuen Drama and Norton-Liveright, now associated with this project, and for the project’s poetry and drama performances. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with family and friends.

The funeral will be held at the Dorotheenstädtische Friedhof, Berlin, on 2 October at noon.

Here is a collection of obituaries and related articles - the first in English from the New York Times:

New York Times obituary

SPIEGEL Online

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Die Zeit