Biography

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Alfred Ehrhardt with pupils from the country reformatory Marienau, the "movement choir" performs Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, Titania and Oberon with their entourage, 1929/30 Archive Marienau school

1932
His book on teaching design and art Gestaltungslehre. Die Praxis eines zeitgemäßen Kunst- und Werkunterrichts is published. Birth of his first son Klaus Ludwig, who will later take on the name Tom Burchard.

1933
The National Socialists dismiss Ehrhardt because his close connection to the Bauhaus is deemed "cultural Bolshevist". Divorces his first wife. He gets severe financial and health problems.

1933-34
Lecturer at the Pole-Hoege art college in Asco/Denmark. Several church concerts in northern Germany. He repeatedly attempts to return to Germany.

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