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Martin Esslin (1918–2002)

Martin Esslin was born on June 8, 1918 in Vienna, Austria. He was a writer, known for Schweigen (1971), Rockaby (1982) and The Lively Arts (1969). He died on February 24, 2002. See full bio »


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Schweigen Writer
Rockaby Actor


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 1971 Schweigen (TV Short)
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 1982 Rockaby (Documentary)
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary)

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Head of drama for BBC Overseas Service (now known as the BBC World Service) who became professor of theater at Florida state university (1969-1976), and later professor of drama (1977-1988) at Stanford.

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