American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Hauptmann, 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.
“In his well-written presentation speech the then Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, Hans Hildebrand, emphasised the new romanticist and symbolist elements in Hauptmann's writing.”
“Just outside the fence, a Hauptmann from the camp, comes out of his slit trench.”
“The realism in Hauptmann's plays leads necessarily to brighter dreams of new and better conditions and to the wish for their fulfilment.”
“Battalion thought that our company had been wiped out," called Hauptmann”
“An exceptional amount of time is spent on the hunt for Charles Lindbergh's kidnapped son and the trial of the kidnapper Bruno Hauptmann - to no particular end, other than to note that Hoover helped pass laws making kidnapping a federal offense.”
“Hauptmann was convicted and later executed in 1936.”
“The police traced the ransom money to Bruno Hauptmann, a carpenter with a criminal record, and arrested him for the crime.”
“His career picked up momentum and and his subsequent film and TV credits included his Emmy-winning performances as Bruno Richard Hauptmann in The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976) and as Adolf Hitler in The Bunker (1981).”
“Museum curator Ila Gardner and SS officer Rolf Hauptmann are forced by circumstances to play out an awkward and dangerous relationship in a public power struggle.”
“Even the Camp Commandant, Hauptmann Steiner, enjoyed the show and was persuaded to buy a program with real money although he well knew that this was forbidden.”
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