BALLADE ÜBER DIE FRAGE: WOVON LEBT DER MENSCH?

Latest update on 21/11/2016

Artist: Harald Paulsen & Lotte Lenya
Author: Bert Brecht/Kurt Weill
Label: Telefunken
Year: 1928

In original cast of Bert Brecht & Kurt Weill's Dreigroschenoper in the Berlin Theater am Schiffbauerdamm. Based upon John Gay's The Beggars Opera, while it also used ballads from François Villon and Rudyard Kipling. (see also: Kanonensong and Die Moritat von Mackie Messer)

Covers:

1930:

Willy Trenk-Trebitsch

1964:

Curd Jurgens & Hildegarde Knef

1985:

Tom Waits [as What Keeps Mankind Alive?]

1988:

René Kollo & Helga Deruesch

1993:

Pet Shop Boys [idem]

1994:

William Burroughs [idem]

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