Kurt WeillComposer. Born 2 March 1900. Died 3 April 1950
Kurt Weill Biography (Wikipedia)
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German Jewish 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. He became a United States citizen on August 27, 1943.
- A cabaret medley by the legendary Ute Lemperhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05g2sdl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05g2sdl.jpg2017-09-14T13:22:00.000ZThe German singer with a seamless mash-up of Kurt Weill’s Mack the Knife and Alabama Songhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05g2rzp
A cabaret medley by the legendary Ute Lemper
- Kurt Weillhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020c0gz.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020c0gz.jpg2014-06-04T15:14:00.000ZThe life and works of controversial German composer Kurt Weill.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p020c0kk
Kurt Weill Tracks