GAUDEAMUS IGITUR

Latest update on 18/09/2012

Artist: Arthur Pryor's Band
Author: traditional
Label: Victor
Year: 1910

Instrumental in medley Old Heidelberg. Student song originating in Middle Aged song De Brevitate Vitae, using the melody of a 17th century pentinent song from Bologna. Classic composers frequently used that melody (Liszt, Berlioz, Smetana, von Suppe, Brahms, ...).

Covers:

1917:

Arthur Herschmann [vocal version]

1950:

Lauritz Melchior [in Broadway cast The Student Prince]

1954:

Mario Lanza [in film The Student Prince]

1975:

Melanie [as Stop! Don't Wanna Hear It Anymore]

2009:

André Rieu [on DVD I Lost My Heart In Heidelberg]

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