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Michael Ende was born in 1929 in the German town of Garmisch-Pantenkirschen, near the border with Austria. The only child of painter Edgar Ende, Michael enjoyed a very close relationship with his father. He studied at the Munich School of Theater and worked for several years as an actor, but later chose to dedicate himself to writing. He published his first children's book in 1960, to great success. After that, he achieved even greater triumphs with works like The Neverending Story and Momo, both of which were later made into movies. Selling over twenty million books in forty different languages worldwide, his novels such have captured the hearts of readers young and old. Michael Ende passed away on August 29, 1995, at the age of 66.
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists whose plays, work with the Berliner Ensemble and critical writings have had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include "The Threepenny Opera", "Fear and Misery of the Third Reich", "The Life of Galileo, " "Mother Courage and Her Children "and "The Caucasian Chalk Circle."""""