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Eric Bentley
  • Eric Bentley

  • Date of birth: September 14, 1916
  • Born: in Bolton, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: He was a theater critic and translator.

    Taught freshman English at UCLA for a year. And that is where he met the "German playwright Bertolt Brecht, who had recently immigrated to the United States after fleeing Nazi Germany and was unknown in this country. The two of them became close, and it was Bentley who translated a lot of Brecht's work into English and helped establish his career in America."

    source - American Public Media

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