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Thursday, June 25, 2009

RIP Hanne Hiob, Daughter of Brecht

Hanne Hiob, a German actress who was a daughter of the playwright Bertolt Brecht, died on Tuesday in Munich. She was 86.

Her death was announced by the Berlin office that represents Brecht’s descendants. No cause was given.

Ms. Hiob was the daughter of Brecht and his first wife, the opera singer Marianne Zoff. She was born in Munich on March 12, 1923. She grew up with her mother and trained as a dancer and actress, later performing at theaters in West and East Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

link: Hanne Hiob Actress and Brecht’s Daughter, Dies at 86 - Obituary (Obit) -


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