Heinle, Brecht, Baudelaire. Benjamin and the Poets
Lorenz Jäger recently presented a much-discussed biography on Walter Benjamin. In the context of the exhibition "Benjamin and Brecht. Thinking in Extremes" he will speak about Benjamin’s relationship to poets: his childhood friend Fritz Heinle, whose poems Benjamin esteemed highly, Bertolt Brecht, with whom he shared a productive friendship, and Charles Baudelaire, whose work he interpreted and translated. Does connection truely exist? Introduction and discussion: Mara Delius.