Hauptmann Gerhart

Haupt·mann

 (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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