Schaaf, Johannes (b Bad Cannstadt, 1933). Ger. producer. Studied medicine, then joined Stuttgart Schauspielhaus, producing Shakespeare, Beaumarchais, Büchner, etc. From 1967 made series of TV films about musicians. Opera prods. at Vienna Volksoper (Les contes d'Hoffmann) and State Opera (Idomeneo). Salzburg Fest. début, play 1975, opera 1985. CG début 1987.
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