Carl Zuckmayer

Zuckmayer in 1920 Carl Zuckmayer (27 December 1896 – 18 January 1977) was a German writer and playwright. His older brother was the pedagogue, composer, conductor, and pianist Eduard Zuckmayer.

His first two dramas were failures. In 1929, he wrote the script for the movie ''Der blaue Engel,'' for which he received the Georg Büchner Prize. He also wrote plays, including ''The Captain of Köpenick'' (1931), ''Des Teufels General'' (1946), ''Barbara Blomberg. Ein Stück in drei Akten'' (1949), and''Kranichtanz. Ein Akt'' (1967).

Zuckmayer was a recipient of numerous awards and prizes, including the Kleist Prize, Medal of the city of Göttingen, the Grand Austrian State Prize for Literature, and the Ring of Salzburg. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 2008
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