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Some Famous People with the surname of Brecht

Wikipedia George Brecht (August 27, 1926 ? December 5, 2008), born George Ellis MacDiarmid, was an American conceptual artist and avant-garde composer as well as a professional chemist who worked as a consultant for companies including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Mobil Oil.
Wikipedia Stefan Brecht (November 3, 1924 ? April 13, 2009) was a German-born American poet, critic and scholar of theater.
Wikipedia (born; 10 February 1898?14 August 1956) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.

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