(October 20 to December 16, 1973) He composed music for Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Measures Taken," in the musical, "Brecht: Sacred & Profane," in a West Coast premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. "The Mahagonny Songplay," was written by Bertolt Brecht and music by Kurt Weill. Edward Payson Call...
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Someone who knows only music, understands nothing about it.
He was a member of the German Communist Party, which he joined in 1926, though he later told the House Un-American Activities Committee that he was never really a member as he was never very active in the Party. His brother Gerhart Eisler, a top agent of the Moscow-controlled Comintern, reportedly was the USSR's top man in the US during World War II and has been active as an agent in the US since...