Kurt Weill  (1900-1950)
Last updated: 18.01.21
According to the Internet source given below, Kurt Julian Weill was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States.He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife. Weill held the ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose. He also wrote several works for the concert hall.

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url15.gif Kurt Weill Foundation The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music  
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pdf15.gif Das Lied der Seeräuber-Jenny
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 20 works by Kurt Weill (1900-1950). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Oh the Rio Grande 1936 Paul Green (words)
Oh, Heart of Love 1936 Paul Green (words)
September Song 1938 Maxwell Anderson (words)
Walter Huston (sung by)
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Jenny 1941 Ira Gershwin (words)
My Ship 1941 Ira Gershwin (words)
Foolish Heart 1943 Ogden Nash (words)
Speak Low 1943 Ogden Nash (words)  wvicon.gif
All at Once 1944 Ira Gershwin (words)
Lonely House 1946 Langston Hugh (words)
What Good Would the Moon Be? 1946
Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed 1947 Langston Hughes (words)
Here I'll Stay 1948 Alan Jay Lerner (words)
Big Mole 1949 Maxwell Anderson (words)
Lost in the Stars 1949 Maxwell Anderson (words)
Who'll Buy? 1949 Maxwell Anderson (words)
Nina, the Pinta, the Santa Maria, The 1954 Ira Gershwin (words)  wvicon.gif
Mack the Knife 1955 Mark Blitzstein (words)
Bert Brecht (words)
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Bilbao Song, The 1961 Bert Brecht (words)
Johnny Mercer (words)
Westwind 1971 Ogden Nash (words)
One Touch of Venus 1972 Ogden Nash (words)
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youtube15.jpg Polly's Song 1:39 Ute Lempe Polly's Song
youtube15.jpg Seeraüberin Jenny 3:49 Hildegard Knef Seeraüberin Jenny