09 January 2009

Heiner Müller born 80 years ago

Heiner Müller (1929-95) was born 80 years ago today, on 9 January 1929. He was a German dramatist, poet, writer, essayist and theatre director, but Wagnerians will probably remember him for his Tristan production at Bayreuth (1993-99). Müller and the protagonist Waltraud Meier (who also was born on 9 January) had several disagreements about the production.

Heiner Müller's production of Tristan und Isolde on DVD

More about Heiner Müller on Wikipedia

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