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Teo Otto

Teo Otto (1904 - 1968) was a Swiss stage designer.[1] He trained in Kassel and Paris and in 1926 taught at the Bauhaus in Weimar.[2] In 1928 he became an assistant at the Berlin Staatsoper.[2] Following the Nazi's seizure of power in Germany, he returned to Switzerland where he was resident designer at the Zürich Schauspielhaus for 25 years.[2]

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