The Kurt Weill Foundation presents an occasional list of recent publications in various media pertaining to Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, and Marc Blitzstein. Please suggest additions and corrections to


Happy End. Critical edition prepared by Stephen Hinton and Elmar Juchem. New York: Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and European American Music, c2017. Kurt Weill Edition, Series I, volume 6.


Ein Hauch von Venus, German cast recording of One Touch of Venus, Staatsoperette Dresden, Peter Christian Feigel, cond. Hit Squad Records 668416.

The Best Voices Time Forgot. Re-issue of LP’s by Crystal Joy and Althea Gibson. Fresh Sound Records FSR V119. (Includes Gibson singing “September Song.”)

Jonny. Asya Fateyeva, Florian Donderer, Tanja Tetzlaff, et al. Edel 0301312BC. (Includes excerpts from Die Dreigroschenoper.)

Killer Instincts. Sarah Maria Sun, vocals, and The Gurks. Mode Records mode 321. (Includes “Lotterieagents Tango.”)


Mackie Messer: Brechts Dreigroschenfilm. Dir. Joachim Lang; starring Lars Eidinger, Tobias Moretti, Hannah Herzsprung, et al. New KSM K5970 (Blu-ray). (Also available on DVD.)

Brecht. Dir. Heinrich Breloer; starring Tom Schilling, Adele Neuhauser, et al. Das Erste 9901P0008364-01 (DVD).

Die 3Groschenoper. Dir. G.W. Pabst (1931). Re-release with bonus features. Atlas Film 6419186. (Available on DVD and Blu-ray.)

Lost in the Stars. Dir. Daniel Mann; starring Brock Peters. American Film Theatre, originally released 1974. Kino Classics K23836 (Blu-ray).


Skeel, Sharon. Catherine Littlefield: A Life in Dance. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2020.

Rifkind, Donna. The Sun and her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood. New York: Other Press, 2020.


Fischer, Ulrich. “Kurt Weill in Berlin, 1919 – Revolution und Antisemitismus, Vorbilder und Lehrmeister.” Dreigroschenheft 2/2020, p. 34-39.