FRÖHLICHE WANDERER, DER

Latest update on 03/06/2016

Artist: Schaumburger Märchensänger
Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Möller/Friedrich Sigismund/Edith Möller
Label: Odeon
Year: 1953

Children choir (orphans) from Obernkirchen. Won first prize at an international choir contest in Wales where they sang it as an encore (broadcasted by the BBC). Written by choir leader Edith Möller and her brother with lyrics based upon a poem by Friedrich Sigismund (1788-1857).

Covers:

1954:

Obernkirchen Children's Choir [same German sung recording as The Happy Wanderer on Parlophone; n°2 UK]

1954:

Stargazers [idem, hit UK]

1954:

Beverley Sisters [idem]

1954:

Frank Weir [idem, hit US]

1954:

Louis Prima [idem]

1954:

Eddy Christiani [as Falderi Faldera]

1954:

Selvera's [as Valderi, Valdera]

1955:

Rudolf Schock [in film Der Fröhliche Wanderer]

1959:

John D. Loudermilk [as Happy Wanderer]

1987:

Brave Combo [idem]

1994:

Janse Bagge Bend [as Falderaaah]

2001:

Bloaskaken [as Falderie Faldera]

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