Medicine Show (1940). Incidental music by Hanns Eisler
. Written by Oscar Saul and H.R. Hays. Directed by Jules Dassin
. New Yorker Theatre: 12 Apr 1940- 11 May 1940 (35 performances). Cast: Isabel Bonner (as "Mrs. Sullivan"), Philip Bourneuf
(as "Jackson"), Perry Bruskin (as "Ben"), Virginia Campbell (as "Chorine"), Richard ...
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H. Eisler | Hans Eisler
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Someone who knows only music, understands nothing about it.
After being deported from the US and expelled from the UK, he settled in Vienna. In 1950, he moved to East Berlin, where he took a faculty appointment as a professor at the German Academy of Music. His musical work "Faustus" was attacked by the East German Communist Party, and Eisler announced in 1952 that he had no longer had any desire to be a composer.