Tino Hanekamp (born 1979) is a German journalistand author. In 2012, he was awarded the Förderpreis Komische Literatur, for his first novel So was von da.
The Komische Oper Berlin is a German opera company based in Berlin. The company produces opera, operetta and musicals.
Harry Alfred Robert Kupfer was a German opera director and academic. A long-time director at the Komische Oper Berlin, he worked at major opera houses and at festivals internationally. Trained by Walter Felsenstein, he worked in the tradition of realistic directing. At the Bayreuth Festival, he staged Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer in 1978 and Der Ring des Nibelungen in 1988. At the Salzburg Festival, he directed the premiere of Penderecki's Die schwarze Maske in 1986 and Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss in 2014.
The Kassel Literary Prize for Grotesque Humor, established 1985, is an annual prize awarded by the city of Kassel and the Brückner-Kühner foundation in recognition of "grotesque and comic work" at a high artistic level. Prior to 1996, it was also given to literary professors whose work is connected to this theme. The prize includes an award of 10,000 euros.
Ulrich Matthes is a German actor, best known for his role as Joseph Goebbels in the film Downfall.
Krista Posch is an Italian-German television actress.
Tino is an Italian name or nickname, often a diminutive of the names Agostino, Costantino, Martino, Antonino, Valentino, Giustino, Sabatino, Faustino, and other names ending in -tino.
Arnold Stadler is a German writer, essayist and translator.
Ursula Krechel is a German writer.
Udo Samel is a German actor. He has appeared in more than 80 films and television shows since 1977. He starred in the 1994 film Back to Square One, which was entered into the 44th Berlin International Film Festival.
The Förderpreis für Literatur der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf is a German Literary award donated by the City of Düsseldorf in Northrhine-Westphalia. The Prize for Literature in support of the City of Düsseldorf is awarded since 1972 by the Council of the City due to the decisions of the courts.
Angela Litschev is a Bulgarian-born German writer and poet.
Sabine Klewe pseudonym: Sabine Martin is a German writer, who published mainly crime novels.
Kathrin Röggla is an Austrian author and playwright. She was born in Salzburg. She has written numerous prose works, including essays, drama and radio plays. She has won many awards for her work.
The Martin Werhand Verlag is a German publishing house with a focus on contemporary literature and poetry. More than 25% of the 150 published authors have an immigrant background with parents who were born outside of Germany and have their roots in countries like the Netherlands, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Austria, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Russia or Uganda. Thus is also a mirror image of the German Society. The Martin Werhand publishing house stands for tolerance, integration and openness. It is located in Rhineland-Palatinate.
Siegfried Lorenz is a German baritone who performs opera, oratorio and Lied. A member of the Komische Oper Berlin and later the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, he made award-winning recordings and appeared as a guest internationally. He has been an academic voice teacher in Berlin and Hamburg.
Matthias Nawrat is a German writer.
Marc Degens is a German novelist, essayist, short-story writer, and musician.
Nicole Chevalier is an American operatic soprano, who debuted at the renowned Salzburg Festival in the summer of 2019. She was a member of the Komische Oper Berlin, and has been a freelance artist since 2017. Her repertoire includes bel canto as well as Mozart heroines such as Verdi's La Traviata, Donizetti's Maria Stuarda and Lucia di Lammermoor, Mozart's Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Elettra in Idomeneo, and stretches till Aribert Reimann's Medea. In 2016, she was awarded the German National Theatre prize Der Faust for all four female characters in Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann.
Patrick Lange is a German conductor focused on opera. He has been Generalmusikdirektor of the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden since 2017, and has appeared internationally, with regular performances at the Komische Oper Berlin and the Vienna State Opera.
Tino Chrupalla is a German politician, and Member of the Bundestag since 2017 of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) Party. In November 2019 he was nominated by Alexander Gauland to replace him as co-chairman and duly elected to that position.