|Intro||German actor and director|
|A.K.A.||Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm Grossmann|
|Was||Actor Author Stage actor Writer|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio Literature|
|Birth||30 November 1746, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg|
|Death||20 May 1796, Hanover, Germany (aged 49 years)|
Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann (30 November 1746, Berlin; 20 May 1796, Hanover) was a German actor, writer, and stage director. He wrote the text of the famous operatic Schauspiel mit Gesang Adelheit von Veltheim, with music by Christian Gottlob Neefe (Frankfurt 1780).
In 1778, he became director of the Prince Elector Archbishop of Cologne court theatre in Bonn. In 1784, he set up a theatre company, with which he toured several places in Germany and finally stayed in Hanover.