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Max Reinhardt 1873: Max Reinhardt
9.9.1873: Max Reinhardt (†31.10.1943)
One of the originators of the Salzburg festival in 1920, Reinhardt was famous for his unusual dramatic interpretations, which used a combination of language, music and dance. One of his most famous productions was his filming of Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” in 1935. He emigrated to the US in 1937.
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Theater director Max Reinhardt owned and operated theaters in Germany and Austria before being forced into exile by the Nazis in 1938. Among his most well-known theaters was:
  Piscator Theater
  Deutsches Theater