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 - 1936
Ehrhardt accepts a job as an organist and choirmaster in Cuxhaven, but he quits the job after two years out of political reasons.

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