Behrman

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman (* 9. Juni 1893 in Worcester, Massachusetts; † 9. September 1973 in New York) war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller.

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Er verfasste Gesellschaftskomödien und Drehbücher.

Sein bekanntestes Bühnenwerk ist das Musical Fanny (1954) nach einer Vorlage von Marcel Pagnol und der Musik von Harold Rome, das unter der Regie von Joshua Logan bis 1956 am Broadway 888-mal aufgeführt wurde.

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  • Biographie und Liebe. Komödie in 3 Akten [dt.1946]

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