2019 in the public domain

Every year, I check which authors have become public domain.

“When you will have made him a body without organs
then you will have delivered him from all his automatic reactions 
and restored him to his true freedom.”
To Have Done with the Judgment of God (1947) by Antonin Artaud

In 2019, the list includes German artist Kurt Schwitters, German actor Karl Valentin, Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein, French playwright, actor and director Antonin Artaud, Soviet-born painter Arshile Gorky, American film director D. W. Griffith, German actor, film director, and screenwriter Paul Wegener, Hungarian composer Franz Lehár and Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo.