Dessau Museums

The boys, Marc, and my son Amedeo enjoyed the Technikmuseum. I did too. My dad was a Navy pilot in WWII (My Father’s History – Commander Theodore Hechler, Jr. (US Navy Retired) (

I wanted to see the Bauhaus (Wikipedia) but the timed entry dissuaded me.

The two statues are of Kurt Weill (Wikipedia) and Bertolt Brecht (Wikipedia). I associate them with the famous singer Lotte Lenya (Wikipedia). Play the Moon above Alabama for an example.

6 thoughts on “Dessau Museums

  1. shoreacres 2021-11-20 / 10:49 am

    I would have passed on both museums, but I certainly enjoyed seeing those statues. I was ‘introduced’ to Lotte Lenya through the Threepenny Opera and the lyrics to “Mack the Knife.” There’s a great video online of her singing the song in German.


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