On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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A hard-nosed Utopian

Wednesday 25 January, 2006

Making audiences happy makes other people suspicious. Max Reinhardt not only staged theatre in Berlin, he also built and ran several of them very successfully. He democratised the closed world of theatre, but he has never been able to shake the accusation of being apolitical. By Esther Slevogt
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