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Fünf Lieder op. 3

By Hans Krieg

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)
published score
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Meiner Frau gewidmet


1. Psalm

2. So regnet es sich langsam ein (Cäsar Fleischmann)

3. An den Mond

4. Geheimnis der Fernen (Christa Niesel-Lessenthin)

5. Wohin du gehst (Christa Niesel-Lessenthin)

Originally published by Zientner Augsburg

About Hans Krieg

Hans Krieg

The life of Hans Krieg, a German who became a Dutch citizen in 1951, was marked by the horrors of Nazi ideology. Before the war, a promising career as a composer and choral and opera conductor was on the horizon, however, when Hitler and the Nazi Party came to power, Krieg, as a persona non grata had to flee his homeland. He managed to establish a new life in the Netherlands, but after the war he had to rebuild his life. Once more he succeeded, and this humble man was recognized as a key figure in the Jewish community.

by Aagje Pabbruwe