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.
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]
Mikaylovich Sibiryakov [as Sharmanshchik; Russian version]
John McCormack [as The Hurdy Gurdy Man]
Sting [as The Hurdy-Gurdy Man on his cd If On A Winter's Night]
Dijk [as De Muzikant, with Amsterdam Sinfonietta]
Not to be confused with Donovan's Hurdy Gurdy Man.