Correspondence with Ferdinand Reyher, 1946-1952.


Correspondence with Ferdinand Reyher, 1946-1952.

Contains correspondence of Ferdinand Reyher, a friend and collaborator of Bertolt Brecht. Includes 11 letters from Brecht, 1949, and copies of Reyher's letters (8 items) to Brecht, 1946-1949. Also Reyher's correspondence with Eric Bentley, translator of Brecht works into English, and with Brecht family members including: 9 letters, 1946-1952, from Helene Weigel, as director of Berliner Ensemble; 19 letters, 1947-1951, from Stefan Brecht; and correspondence (13 letters) with Barbara Brecht. Most of the correspondence concerns productions of Brecht's plays in the U.S.--contracts and other documents accompany some of the letters--as well as activities of Brecht's children. Papers are in German, except for Bentley's letters which are in both English and German; and Reyher's letters to Brecht. Also 5 folders of photographs, mainly portraits of Reyher.

1 box and 1 v. (1 linear ft.)



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