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Kurt Weill

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"Speak Low" written and performed by Kurt Weill

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Lotte Lenya in Alabama Song by Kurt Weill recording 1930

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Weill: Lost in the Stars / Hannigan · Rattle

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Bertolt Brecht singt sein 'Lied von der Unzulänglichkeit menschlichen Strebens' - Kurt Weill

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Von Otter (Weill) - Schickelgruber

Kurt Julian Weill 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. He became a United States citizen on August 27, 1943.
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