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Lothar Schreyer
painter, writer, dramatic advisor, lawyer
19.10.1886 Dresden
18.06.1966 Hamburg

Study of art history at the University of Heidelberg, then law in Berlin and Leipzig. 1910 doctorate in literary and artistic copyright. Trainee as a theatre director with Emil Milan, while also work as a writer. 1911-1918 playwright and assistant director at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg. 1916-1928 editor and copy editor of the magazine "Der Sturm". At the same time, teacher at the Sturm-Schule für Bühnenkunst und Pantomime until 1924. 1917-1920 head of the Sturm-Bühne in Berlin.


1918 co-founder of the Berliner Kunstbühne, until 1921 its director. 1921-1923 director of the stage workshop at the Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar. From 1923 occupation at the Zentralinstitut für Erziehung und Unterricht in Berlin. 1924 board member for the foundation of the Waldorf School in Berlin.


1927 temporary director of the Kunstschule "Der Weg" in Berlin. 1928-1932 editor-in-chief and copy editor-in-chief of the Hanseatische Verlagsanstalt in Hamburg. 1933 conversion to Catholicism, from then on activity as a writer under the pseudonym Angelus Pauper. After 1945 foundation of the Herder Verlag and engagement for Caritas. Until his death work as painter, writer and artist.