Stavenhagen, Fritz

POET (GERMANY)
BORN 18 Sep 1876, Hamburg - DIED 9 May 1906, Hamburg
GRAVE LOCATION Hamburg: Ohlsdorfer Friedhof (AC5 (14))

Frtiz Stavenhagen was trained as a pharmacist, but soon he tried to make himself a living with his sketches and stories. n Berlin he worked for Otto Brahm and in 1905 he was employed as a dramatist by the Schillertheater in Berlin. Unfortunately he died the next year, only 29 years old.

He is mainly remembered for his play "Mudder Mews" from 1904. This piece was often compared to the work of Gerhart Hauptmann.

Related persons
• was influenced by Anzengruber, Ludwig

Sources
Fritz Stavenhagen (Autor – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Fritz Stavenhagen at the Ohlsdorfer Friedhof in Hamburg.
Picture by Androom (26 Jan 2006)

 


Steffeck, Carl

Published: 1 Apr 2006
Last update: 1 Apr 2006