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Kurt Weill
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    (March 2, 1900-April 3, 1950)
    Resided in New York City
    Wrote ‘The Threepenny Opera (1928),’ ‘Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1930)’ and ‘Street Scene (1947)’
    He married Lotte Lenya twice.
    He put political bias into his operas and musicals.
    He bickered about politics with his collaborator, Bertolt Brecht.
    He looked like a hard boiled egg wearing glasses.
    Because he was Jewish, the Nazis organized violent protests at performances of his shows.
    He eventually left Germany because of Nazi persecution.
    He despised the Nazis so much that he stopped speaking German entirely.
    He gained U.S. citizenship.
    His music bridges classical, jazz, pop and Broadway genres.
    Woody Allen used his music in several films.
    He influenced Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Marilyn Manson and many others.
    He wrote the famous song ‘Mack the Knife.’

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro

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