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Weill Before Brecht.

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz has a review of a never-before-recorded Kurt Weill (Vile) opera. Weill is best-known for his collaborations with playwright Bertolt Brecht, such as "The Threepenny Opera" and "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahogany".


Other segments from the episode on October 11, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 11, 1989: Interview with Armistead Maupin; Review of Kurt Weill's album "The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken"; Interview with Clifford Stoll; Review of the book "The…


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