Erwin Piscator

Film director

1893 – 1966

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Who was Erwin Piscator?

Erwin Friedrich Maximilian Piscator was a German theatre director and producer and, along with Bertolt Brecht, the foremost exponent of epic theatre, a form that emphasizes the socio-political content of drama, rather than its emotional manipulation of the audience or on the production's formal beauty.

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Born
Dec 17, 1893
Greifenstein
Also known as
  • Erwin Max Friedrich Piscator
  • Пискатор, Эрвин
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Nationality
  • Germany
Education
  • Gymnasium Philippinum
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Died
Mar 30, 1966
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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