Behrman, S.N. (Samuel Nathaniel)

(1893–1973)
   US playwright and author. Born in Worcester, Mass., of immigrant parents, Behrman became one of the most successful playwrights on the American stage. His plays included The Second Man (1927), End of Summer (1936), Jacobowsky and the Colonel (1943) and But For Whom Charley (1964), produced in the opening season of the Lincoln Centre theatre in New York. His biography of Duveen was staged as Lord Pengo (1963) and the autobiography of his childhood in Worcester was the basis for the play The Cold Wind and the Warm (1958).

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  • Samuel Nathaniel Behrman — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Samuel Nathaniel Behrman (9 de junio de 1893, Worcester, Massachusetts 9 de septiembre de 1973, New York) fue un dramaturgo estadounidense. Trabajó en periódicos y revistas de New York y estudió drama en la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Samuel Nathaniel Behrman — (* 9. Juni 1893 in Worcester, Massachusetts; † 9. September 1973 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke 3 Filmographie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BEHRMAN, SAMUEL NATHANIEL — (1893–1973), U.S. playwright. Behrman was born in Worcester, Mass. His parents had emigrated from Lithuania, and his father often devoted himself to Hebrew Scripture. Behrman graduated from Harvard, where he joined G.P. Baker s Drama Workshop,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Samuel Nathaniel Behrman — S.N. Behrman S.N. Behrman était un écrivain, dramaturge et scénariste américain, né Samuel Nathaniel Behrman à Worcester (Massachusetts) le 9 juin 1893, décédé à New York le 9 septembre 1973. Il est l auteur de pièces de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Behrman — Samuel Nathaniel Behrman (* 9. Juni 1893 in Worcester, Massachusetts; † 9. September 1973 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Leben Er verfasste Gesellschaftskomödien und Drehbücher. Sein bekanntestes Bühnenwerk ist das Musical …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel N. Behrman — S.N. Behrman S.N. Behrman était un écrivain, dramaturge et scénariste américain, né Samuel Nathaniel Behrman à Worcester (Massachusetts) le 9 juin 1893, décédé à New York le 9 septembre 1973. Il est l auteur de pièces de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Behrman, S.N. — ▪ American author in full  Samuel Nathaniel Behrman  born June 9, 1893, Worcester, Mass., U.S. died Sept. 9, 1973, New York City       American short story writer and playwright best known for popular Broadway plays that commented on contemporary …   Universalium

  • Nathaniel — /neuh than yeuhl/, n. 1. Bartholomew (def. 1). 2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning gift of God. * * * (as used in expressions) Bacon Nathaniel Behrman Samuel Nathaniel Bowditch Nathaniel James Nathaniel Brown Nathaniel Adams Coles… …   Universalium

  • Samuel — /sam yooh euhl/, n. 1. a judge and prophet of Israel. I Sam. 1 3; 8 15. 2. either of two books of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: I Sam., II Sam. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning name of God. * * * I (с 11th century BC) Old… …   Universalium

  • Behrman, S. N. — (1893 1973)    Samuel Nathaniel Behrman was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and studied playwriting under George Pierce Baker at Harvard University. Between 1927 and 1964, he had a steady stream of drawing room comedies with an edge of social… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

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