award received: International Stalin Prize for Peace

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Author

Bertolt Brecht

German poet, playwright, theatre director

works

79

The Threepenny Opera

1928 musical play by Bertolt Brecht; provides a socialist critique of capitalism; adapted from John Gay's 18th-century ballad opera The Beggar's Opera with music by Kurt Weill and insertion ballads by François Villon and Rudyard Kipling

author: Bertolt Brecht, Elisabeth Hauptmann

1931

Mother Courage and Her Children

play written by Bertolt Brecht

author: Bertolt Brecht

1941

Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

political-satirical opera composed by Kurt Weill to a German libretto by Bertolt Brecht

author: Bertolt Brecht

2000

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Theatre play by Bertolt Brecht

author: Bertolt Brecht

1948

Author

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Jorge Amado

Brazilian writer

Author

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Ilya Ehrenburg

Russian-Soviet writer and poet

works

11

The Thaw

short novel by Ilya Ehrenburg

author: Ilya Ehrenburg

1954

Black Book

collection of documents and eyewitness accounts of crimes against the Jewish people on the territory of the USSR and Poland during the Holocaust

author: Ilya Ehrenburg, Vasily Grossman

1994

People, Years and Life

book by Ilya Ehrenburg

author: Ilya Ehrenburg

Заговор равных

1928 novel written by Ilya Ehrenburg

author: Ilya Ehrenburg

1928

Author

Anna Seghers

German writer

Author

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Paul Robeson

American singer, actor, and political activist

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