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Es liebte einst ein Hase

by Richard Strauss From Der Krämerspiegel (1918) Op. 66

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Es liebte einst ein Hase
German source: Alfred Kerr

Es liebte einst ein Hase
Die salbungsvolle Phrase,
Obschon wie ist das sonderbar,
Sein Breitkopf hart und härter war.
Hu, wisst ihr, was mein Hase tut?
Oft saugt er Komponistenblut
Und platzt hernach vor Edelmut.


Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss was a German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is particularly well-known for his operas, Lieder, and tone poems.  Read more here.

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