Hannes Fischer

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Hannes Fischer (born December 23, 1925 in Berlin , † January 22, 1989 in Dresden ) was a German actor , theater director and theater director .


Fischer received his training from 1947 to 1949 at the drama school of the German Theater in Berlin. Until 1950 he worked at the Deutsches Theater as an actor, and in 1948 as an assistant director .

From 1950 to 1953 he worked at the Mecklenburg State Theater in Schwerin , initially as an actor, later as director and deputy director. As an actor, director and most recently acting director, he worked at the Dresden State Theater from 1953 to 1962 .

His productions include The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1953), Bernarda Albas Haus (1954), Goethe's Faust (1955, both parts), Wallenstein (1955), the Life of Galilei (1957) and Troilus and Cressida (1962).

From 1962 to 1972 he worked as an actor and director at the Volksbühne Berlin and at the Deutsches Theater. Important productions of this time were the GDR premiere of Nikolai Pogodin's Mein Freund (1962, Volksbühne), the world premiere of Alfred Matusche's Die Dorfstraße (1966, Deutsches Theater) and Mr. Puntila and his servant Matti (1970, Santiago de Chile ).

As an actor, he embodied, among others, Schweizererkas in Mother Courage and Her Children (1949, director: Bertolt Brecht ), Pierpont Mauler in Die heilige Johanna der Schlachthöfe (1961, Dresden, own director), Pierre Visitow in War and Peace (1958, Dresden) and the Patriarch in Nathan the Wise (1966, Deutsches Theater).

In 1972 he staged the American premiere of Brecht's Die Tage der Kommune in Havana , after which he became director of the Dresden State Theater . Here he directed the world premiere of Helmut Baierl's Die Lachtaube in 1975 , as an actor he played Cambyses in the world premiere of Peter Hacks ' Prexaspes in 1976 .

Fischer died in 1989 at the age of 63. His grave is in the Weißer Hirsch forest cemetery on the edge of the Dresden Heath .





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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Knerger.de: The grave of Hannes Fischer