Zadek, Peter

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Zadek, Peter Gender: M
born on 19 May 1926 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°23' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°41 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 22°27'


German theatre and film director, play translator and screenwriter, regarded as one of the greatest directors in German-speaking theater. He was the head of the Schauspielhaus Bochum, Bochum (1972–1979), the head of the Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg (1985–1989) and the Berliner Ensemble from 1992 to 1996. He was chosen "Director of the year" by Theater Heute magazine on numerous occasions. He died on 30 July 2009 in Hamburg.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "My way" by Peter Zadek (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1998), p. 19: "Ich bin am 19. Mai 1926 geboren. Ich glaube, um vier Uhr morgens, in der Offenbacher Straße in Wilmersdorf in Berlin." [Translation: I was born on 19 May 1926. I think at four o'clock in the morning, in Offenbacher Street in Wilmersdorf in Berlin.]


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Theatre and film director)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator