Kurt Weill


Kurt Weill

1900 - 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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Song List

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
Seeräuber-Jenny Kurt Weill
September Song (1938) Kurt Weill
Speak Low (1943) Kurt Weill
Trois Chansons Kurt Weill
Vom ertrunkenen Mädchen Kurt Weill
Youkali Kurt Weill

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