Behrman, S. N.

   Samuel Nathaniel Behrman was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and studied playwriting under George Pierce Baker at Harvard University. Between 1927 and 1964, he had a steady stream of drawing-room comedies with an edge of social criticism produced on Broadway, including The Second Man (1927), Meteor (1929), Biography* (1932), and No Time for Comedy* (1939).

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  • Behrman — is a surname and may refer to: * Andy Behrman * Dave Behrman * David Behrman * Martin Behrman ** SS Martin Behrman , named after him * Joy Behrman * S. N. Behrmanee also* Berman * Behrmann …   Wikipedia

  • Behrman — [ber′mən] S(amuel) N(athaniel) 1893 1973; U.S. playwright …   English World dictionary

  • Behrman, S.N. — ▪ American author in full  Samuel Nathaniel Behrman  born June 9, 1893, Worcester, Mass., U.S. died Sept. 9, 1973, New York City       American short story writer and playwright best known for popular Broadway plays that commented on contemporary …   Universalium

  • Behrman — Samuel Nathaniel Behrman (* 9. Juni 1893 in Worcester, Massachusetts; † 9. September 1973 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Leben Er verfasste Gesellschaftskomödien und Drehbücher. Sein bekanntestes Bühnenwerk ist das Musical …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Behrman — biographical name Samuel Nathaniel 1893 1973 American dramatist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Behrman — /bair meuhn/, n. S(amuel) N(athan), 1893 1973, U.S. playwright and author. * * * …   Universalium

  • Behrman — Behr•man [[t]ˈbɛər mən[/t]] n. big S(amuel) N(athan), 1893–1973, U.S. playwright …   From formal English to slang

  • Behrman S.N. —    см. Берман, Сэмюел Натаниел …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • Behrman — /bair meuhn/, n. S(amuel) N(athan), 1893 1973, U.S. playwright and author …   Useful english dictionary

  • BEHRMAN, SAMUEL NATHANIEL — (1893–1973), U.S. playwright. Behrman was born in Worcester, Mass. His parents had emigrated from Lithuania, and his father often devoted himself to Hebrew Scripture. Behrman graduated from Harvard, where he joined G.P. Baker s Drama Workshop,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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