Kurt Früh

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St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Kurt Früh (1915-1979) was most probably Switzerland's most popular film director ever. Früh was born in 1915 in St. Gallen (Switzerland). When he was a child, his family moved to Zurich, where Früh studied linguistics and music at the university. Already from 1933, he was head, author and director at the Zurich Volksbühne which stood under Brecht's influence. In 1936, Früh inaugurated a few political cabarets for which Switzerland got famous during World War II and which stood in the service of "mental defense of the state". Read more...