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Did You Know This About Mozart? Posted by on Nov 3, 2021


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the most famous classical composers of all time. Mozart lived a short life (1756 – 1791), dying at the age of 35. However, he composed more than 600 musical works during his lifetime, with Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) and Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Serenade- often called A…

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My Top German Songs of the Decade! Posted by on Dec 4, 2019

Guten Tag! Not only is the year drawing to a close, but so is the decade! To celebrate the end of the ’10s in style, Transparent Language is putting together a big, multilingual playlist of the best tunes of the decade – and we need your help in selecting some good German ones! For example…

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Untranslatable German: Tote Hose Posted by on Jun 23, 2016

Guten Tag! It’s time for another untranslatable German word – but it’s a special one, because it’s technically a phrase that is used in place of a single word. Confused? Don’t be! It’s a funny one. Today’s phrase is ‘tote Hose’. What does tote Hose mean? In German, ‘tote Hose’ is used to describe something…

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Germany music and musicians: Eiserner Steg by Philipp Poisel Posted by on Jul 15, 2013

It was at a birthday party about two years ago when I first heard a song of a young and very gifted musician. It was his calm but powerful and distinctive voice that pierced my ear gently. Philipp Poisel is a Germany singer-songwriter. He was born 18 June 1983 in Ludwigsburg, which is in Baden-Wurttemberg…

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