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 (houpt′män′, houp′-), Gerhart 1862-1946.
German writer. Known primarily for his naturalistic plays, such as The Weavers (1892), he also wrote novels and poetry. He won the 1912 Nobel Prize for literature.
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(German ˈhaʊptman)
(Biography) Gerhart (ˈɡeːrhart). 1862–1946, German naturalist, dramatist, novelist, and poet. His works include the historical drama The Weavers (1892): Nobel prize for literature 1912
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Gerhart, 1862–1946, German playwright, poet, and novelist: Nobel prize 1912.
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the dramatist and novelist Gerhart Hauptmann and prominent director Max Reinhardt), and attendance at several hundred stage productions before the age of thirty enabled him to retain and then recall the operetta many months later.
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His work has won numerous honors, including the Gerhart Hauptmann Prize, the Georg Buchner Prize and the E.TA.