Helene Weigel

Helene Weigel was a distinguished German actress and artistic director. She was the second wife of Bertolt Brecht and married to him from 1930 until his death in 1956. Together they had two children.

Weigel was born in Vienna, AustriaHungary, the daughter of Leopoldine and Siegfried Weigel, a lawyer. Her family was Jewish. She and husband Brecht had two children, Stefan Brecht and Barbara BrechtSchall . She was a Communist party member from 1930.

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