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Why The German National Anthem Has Only One Stanza Posted by on Jul 1, 2021

German National Anthem

Two days ago, the German Fußballelf (f, national football team) played England in the Wembley Stadium as part of the Euro 2020. Before the game, each team sings their Nationalhymne (f, national anthem). The German one came on, and despite the booing from some disrespectful fans, they sang their Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit. The Dutch subtitles…

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National German Anthem Posted by on Jul 17, 2009

The German anthem, sung at international soccer events and other public events, is actually three stanzas long. However, only the third stanza is sung, so that is the version I’m displaying today. The title of the song is: Das Lied der Deutschen or the Song of the Germans Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit Unity, and…

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