Stavenhagen, Fritz

BORN 18 Sep 1876, Hamburg - DIED 9 May 1906, Hamburg
CAUSE OF DEATH gallbladder disease
GRAVE LOCATION Hamburg: Friedhof Ohlsdorf, Fühlsbüttler Strasse 756 (AC5 (14))

Frtiz Stavenhagen was the son of a coahman. He was trained as a pharmacist, but soon he tried to make himself a living with his sketches and stories. In 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 compared with the work of Gerhart Hauptmann.

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• was influenced by Anzengruber, Ludwig


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


Fritz Stavenhagen (Autor - Wikipedia

Steffeck, Carl

Published: 01 Apr 2006
Last update: 18 Jan 2022