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Richard Dehmel

(1863- 1920)

Richard Fedor Leopold Dehmel was a German poet and writer. His poems use a range of metrical patterns, and have been set to music by composers such as Richard Strauss, Arnold Schoenberg, and Kurt Weill. His poetry often focused on themes of love and sensuality, and he was tried for obscenity and blasphemy in the late 1890s.

Related Songs

Composed Title Composer
Leises Lied (Op.39 no.1) Richard Strauss
Befreit (Op.39 no.4) Richard Strauss
Wiegenlied (Op.41 no.1) Richard Strauss
Waldseligkeit (Op.49 no.1) Richard Strauss
Wiegenliedchen (Op.49 no.3) Richard Strauss
Die stille Stadt Alma Mahler
Waldseligkeit Alma Mahler
Glückwunsch (Op.38 no.1) Erich Korngold
Entbietung (Op. 7) Alexander von Zemlinsky
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm (Op.2 no.2) Arnold Schoenberg
Maiblumen blühten überall for Soprano and String Sextet Alexander von Zemlinsky
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm (Op.2 no.2) Arnold Schoenberg
Erhebung (Op.2 no.3) Arnold Schoenberg
Erwartung (Op.2 no.1) Arnold Schoenberg
Ansturm Alma Mahler
Tief von fern (no.1) Anton von Webern
Aufblick (no.2) Anton von Webern
Nächtliche Scheu Anton von Webern