This video series is about singer and actress Gisela May.
Translated from Dutch NOS TV:
Actress, singer and Brecht interpreter Gisela May dies
In Berlin, the legendary German actress and singer Gisela May has died.
May built a huge reputation for her roles in the plays of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill. Especially her leading role in Brecht’s Mother Courage and her children was a great success: May played that for fourteen years, from 1978 to 1992. Also her role in Mahagonny by Weil set the standard in Germany. She was until 1992 a member of the East German Berliner Ensemble.
Solo performances brought May successes as well, not only in Germany, she performed, eg, at Carnegie Hall in New York City and at the Scala in Milan.
On television, she was known as Muddi in the series Adelheid und ihre Mörder.
Gisela May in recent years lived in retirement. She was 92 years old.
See also here.