Do You Know Everything About Bertolt Brencht?

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Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht is a Playwright, poet and theater practitioner born in 1898 in Augsburg, Bavaria, German Empire. He died at age 58 in East Berlin of a heart attack. He was married to Helen Weigel in 1930 after he divorced his first wife. He had four children. Brecht took a small part in the political cabaret of the Munich comedian Karl Valentin in 1921. His first full-length play arose in response to an argument in one of Kutscher's drama seminars.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was he born?
    • A. 

      12 June, 1898

    • B. 

      10 February, 1898

    • C. 

      21 March, 1898

    • D. 

      16 November, 1898

  • 2. 
    What is the name of his first wife?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Wendel

    • B. 

      Vivienne Zoff

    • C. 

      Marianne Zoff

    • D. 

      Victoria Wendel

  • 3. 
    When did he divorce his first wife?
    • A. 

      1927

    • B. 

      1918

    • C. 

      1937

    • D. 

      1920

  • 4. 
    Who is the mother of Frank, his first son?
    • A. 

      Helene Weigel

    • B. 

      Marianne Zoff

    • C. 

      Paula Benholza

    • D. 

      Vivienne Zoff

  • 5. 
    When did his first theater criticism appear?
    • A. 

      1919

    • B. 

      1916

    • C. 

      1925

    • D. 

      1930

  • 6. 
    Brecht's newspaper articles began appearing under the new name "Bert Brecht" in what year?
    • A. 

      1899

    • B. 

      1923

    • C. 

      1890

    • D. 

      1916

  • 7. 
    How old was he when the fist world War broke out?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      21

  • 8. 
    What is his father's name?
    • A. 

      Friedrich Roman Brecht

    • B. 

      Berthold Friedrich Brecht

    • C. 

      Richard Brecht

    • D. 

      Roman Berthold Brecht

  • 9. 
    Which of these places did he live as an exile?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 10. 
    The theatre company Berliner Ensemble, where was it established?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      East Berlin

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