Kurt Weill1900 - 1950
Kurt Julian Weill was a German Jewish composer best known for his collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. He studied under Ferruccio Busoni in the 1920s, at the Preußische Akademie der Künste in Berlin. He was part of the Novembergruppe, a leftist group of Berlin artists including Hanns Eisler and Stefan Wolpe. He fled Nazi German in March 1933, denounced both because he was Jewish and for his political views, he went first to Paris and then to New York.
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This list is likely to be of songs that have been performed at Oxford International Song Festivals and Oxford Song events, and may not be comprehensive of this composer's compositions. This database is ever growing as a work in progress, with further songs regularly being added.
|Alabama Song||Kurt Weill|
|Berlin im Licht||Kurt Weill|
|Buddy on the Night Shift||Kurt Weill|
|Complainte de la Seine||Kurt Weill|
|Das Berliner Requiem||Kurt Weill|
|Die Dreigroschenoper (Three Penny Opera) (1928)||Kurt Weill|
|Es regnet||Kurt Weill|
|Je ne t’aime pas||Kurt Weill|
|Nannas Lied (1929)||Kurt Weill|
|September Song (1938)||Kurt Weill|
|Speak Low (1943)||Kurt Weill|
|Trois Chansons||Kurt Weill|
|Vom ertrunkenen Mädchen||Kurt Weill|