Nikolaus Becker


Nikolaus Becker

1809 - 1845

Nikolaus Becker was a German lawyer and writer. His one poem of note was the 1840 "Rheinlied" (Rhine song) which was set to music over 70 times, the most famous setting being Die Wacht am Rhein.

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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.

Der deutsche Rhein „Patriotisches Lied“ (1840) WoO1 2 & 27.xi.1840 Robert Schumann
Heimatgedenken Op. 16 no.1 Peter Cornelius

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