Death in Venice


  • A film of Death in Venice starring Dirk Bogarde was made by Luchino Visconti in 1971.
  • Benjamin Britten transformed Death in Venice into an opera, his last, in 1973.
  • The novella was also dramatised by Peter Wolf for BBC Radio 3 in 1997.[6]
  • It was made into a ballet by John Neumeier for his Hamburg Ballet company in December 2003.[7]
  • Stage production in 2013, directed by Thomas Ostermeier, at the Schaubühne theatre in Berlin, called Death in Venice/Kindertotenlieder, taking elements from Gustav Mahler song cycle Kindertotenlieder.

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