Violinist, composer and conductor, living through two world wars, caught between east and west, capitalism and communism: The remarkable and glittering life of German artist Paul Dessau is more than a good story – it cries out for the medium of film. An encounter with an extraordinary human being, whose character stands unique as ornery and edgy, witty and contradictory, laconic or loving as his music.
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"Fünf Tierverse“ written by Paul Dessau and Bertolt Brecht