Kurt Weill
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1900-03-02
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Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was ...

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Biography

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife". Weill held the ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose. He also wrote several works for the concert hall, as well as several Judaism-themed pieces.

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Kurt Weill
My Ship (originally for Lady in the Dark)
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My Ship (originally for Lady in the Dark) My Ship (originally for Lady in the Dark) My Ship (originally for Lady in the Dark) My Ship (originally for Lady in the Dark)
Kurt Weill
Happy end - comedy with music, Act 3; Surabaya-Jonny [Lilian]
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Happy end - comedy with music, Act 3; Surabaya-Jonny [Lilian] Happy end - comedy with music, Act 3; Surabaya-Jonny [Lilian] Happy end - comedy with music, Act 3; Surabaya-Jonny [Lilian] Happy end - comedy with music, Act 3; Surabaya-Jonny [Lilian]
Kurt Weill
The Berlin Requiem
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The Berlin Requiem The Berlin Requiem The Berlin Requiem The Berlin Requiem
Kurt Weill
Pirate Jenny (Threepenny Opera)
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Pirate Jenny (Threepenny Opera) Pirate Jenny (Threepenny Opera) Pirate Jenny (Threepenny Opera) Pirate Jenny (Threepenny Opera)
Kurt Weill
Surabaya-Jonny, arr. Berio for mezzo-soprano and ensemble [from 'Happy end']
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Surabaya-Jonny, arr. Berio for mezzo-soprano and ensemble [from 'Happy end'] Surabaya-Jonny, arr. Berio for mezzo-soprano and ensemble [from 'Happy end'] Surabaya-Jonny, arr. Berio for mezzo-soprano and ensemble [from 'Happy end'] Surabaya-Jonny, arr. Berio for mezzo-soprano and ensemble [from 'Happy end']
Robert Kortgaard
Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark)
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Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark) Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark) Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark) Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark)
Lotte Lenya
Pirate Jenny
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Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny

Pirate Jenny

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Lotte Lenya
Charles Russo
Samuel Matlowsky
Ralph Colicchio
Herbert Tishman
Stan Koor
Elliot Philips
Harry Jenkins
Bernard Ross
Kurt Weill
'Oh, Show Us The Way To The Next Whisky Bar'
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'Oh, Show Us The Way To The Next Whisky Bar' 'Oh, Show Us The Way To The Next Whisky Bar' 'Oh, Show Us The Way To The Next Whisky Bar' 'Oh, Show Us The Way To The Next Whisky Bar'
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Happy end - comedy with music, Act 1; Bilbao song [Bill]
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Happy end - comedy with music, Act 1; Bilbao song [Bill] Happy end - comedy with music, Act 1; Bilbao song [Bill] Happy end - comedy with music, Act 1; Bilbao song [Bill] Happy end - comedy with music, Act 1; Bilbao song [Bill]
Kurt Weill
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930]
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Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930] Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930] Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930] Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930]
Kurt Weill
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930]
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Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930] Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930] Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930] Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - opera in 3 acts [1930]
Kurt Weill
I'm A Stranger Here Myself, from One Touch of Venus
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I'm A Stranger Here Myself, from One Touch of Venus I'm A Stranger Here Myself, from One Touch of Venus I'm A Stranger Here Myself, from One Touch of Venus I'm A Stranger Here Myself, from One Touch of Venus
Kurt Weill
Die Dreigroschenoper; Die Moritat von Mackie Messer; (Mackie Messer)
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Die Dreigroschenoper; Die Moritat von Mackie Messer; (Mackie Messer) Die Dreigroschenoper; Die Moritat von Mackie Messer; (Mackie Messer) Die Dreigroschenoper; Die Moritat von Mackie Messer; (Mackie Messer) Die Dreigroschenoper; Die Moritat von Mackie Messer; (Mackie Messer)
Kurt Weill
Tango Ballade; Pirate Jenny; Cannon Song from 7 Pieces from the Threepenny Opera
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Tango Ballade; Pirate Jenny; Cannon Song from 7 Pieces from the Threepenny Opera Tango Ballade; Pirate Jenny; Cannon Song from 7 Pieces from the Threepenny Opera Tango Ballade; Pirate Jenny; Cannon Song from 7 Pieces from the Threepenny Opera Tango Ballade; Pirate Jenny; Cannon Song from 7 Pieces from the Threepenny Opera
Kurt Weill
Dirge for 2 veterans
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Dirge for 2 veterans Dirge for 2 veterans Dirge for 2 veterans Dirge for 2 veterans
Kurt Weill
Lonely House
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Lonely House Lonely House Lonely House Lonely House
Kurt Weill
Speak Low
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Speak Low Speak Low Speak Low Speak Low
Marianne Faithfull
Pirate Jenny
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Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny
Kurt Weill
Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht)
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Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht) Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht) Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht) Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht)
Kurt Weill
Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts
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Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts
Kurt Weill
Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind
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Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind
Kurt Weill
Surabaya Johnny
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Surabaya Johnny Surabaya Johnny Surabaya Johnny Surabaya Johnny
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Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen
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Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen
Kurt Weill
Youkali
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Youkali Youkali Youkali Youkali
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Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante']
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Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante'] Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante'] Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante'] Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante']
Kurt Weill
Oh Captain! My Captain!
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Oh Captain! My Captain! Oh Captain! My Captain! Oh Captain! My Captain! Oh Captain! My Captain!
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Biography

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife". Weill held the ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose. He also wrote several works for the concert hall, as well as several Judaism-themed pieces.

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