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Frank Wedekind

(1864—1918) German dramatist

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(b Hanover, 1864; d Munich, 1918).

Ger. playwright and musician. Two of his plays, Der Erdgeist (Earth Spirit) 1895 and Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora's Box) 1902, were adapted by Berg as lib. for his opera Lulu. Wrote songs with lute acc. His sister Erika (1869–1944) was leading sop. at Dresden Opera 1894–1909.

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