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German Children’s Stories 1 Posted by on Jul 22, 2016

Guten Tag! A little while ago somebody requested posts on children’s books and stories. I thought, where better to start than the German books my mum used to read to me as a child! DER STRUWWELPETER Der Struwwelpeter is a very famous German children’s book by Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann. Hoffmann wrote it because he couldn’t…

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O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst Posted by on Jun 8, 2009

Today will be a German literature and music post. O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst is a poem written by the German poet Ferdinand Freiligrath. The composer Franz Liszt was inspired by this poem. The famous Liebesträume (Dreams of Love) No. 3 is the result of reading Ferdinand’s poem. I have a Youtube video so that…

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