An oral history interview with Marta Feuchtwanger / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Alan Rich, Los Angeles, 1984 : recording and transcript.

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Feuchtwanger, Marta,. An oral history interview with Marta Feuchtwanger / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Alan Rich, Los Angeles, 1984 : recording and transcript.

An oral history interview with Marta Feuchtwanger / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Alan Rich, Los Angeles, 1984 : recording and transcript.

Mrs. Feuchtwanger covers two general topics: theater in Berlin during the Weimar republic and the community of German exiles in California during World War II. She focuses on Bertolt Brecht, Lotte Lenya, Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, Ernst Toch, and her husband. She discusses Feuchtwanger's play Die Petroleuminseln, for which Kurt Weill wrote incidental music.

1 transcript (22 p.) ; 28 cm.1 sound cassette (ca. 90 min.) : analog, 1 5/16 ips., stereo.

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