LEIERMAN, DER

Latest update on 28/02/2018

Artist: Franz Schubert
Author: Franz Schubert/Wilhelm Müller
Year: 1827

On a poem from Müller's volume of verse Gedichte aus den hinterlassenen Papiere eines reisenden Waldhornisten, part of Die Winterreise. Schubert composed Die Winterreise songcycle in the year Müller died and shortly before his own death. Probably first performed in public by his friend Johann Michael Vogl.

Covers:

1906:

Jeanne Marie de l'Isle [as Le Joueur de vieille on Zonophone; the oldest recording, apart from an anonymous one, also in French, from 1897-1900]

1906:

Max Kacewiecz

1910:

Mikaylovich Sibiryakov [as Sharmanshchik; Russian version]

1927:

Elena Gerhardt

1927:

Richard Tauber

1928:

George Henschel

1928:

John McCormack [as The Hurdy Gurdy Man]

1941:

Lotte Lehmann

1955:

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

2009:

Sting [as The Hurdy-Gurdy Man on his cd If On A Winter's Night]

2014:

Dijk [as De Muzikant, with Amsterdam Sinfonietta]

Not to be confused with Donovan's Hurdy Gurdy Man.

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