WEILL, KURT

WEILL, KURT. [1950] German- Jewish composer, best known for The Threepenny Opera with dramatist Bertolt Brecht. He immigrated with wife, singer- actress Lotte Lenya, to America in 1935 where he became a naturalized citizen and composed such Broadway works as Lady in the Dark and Street Scene. Diary is at Yale University. Reprinted with permission of the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, New York. All rights reserved.

Diaries of New York: 1609 - 2009 by Teresa Carpenter

Diaries of New York