Wilhelm Jacoby

Wilhelm Jacoby (1855-1925) was a German playwright, who concentrated largely on creating farces notably the 1890 work Pension Schöller which he co-authored with Carl Laufs. He was the father of the film director George Jacoby, who adapted Pension Schöller into film on three occasions.

Selected works


  • Grange, William. Historical Dictionary of German Theater. Scarecrow Press, 2006.

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