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Die Händler und die Macher (1918) Op. 66

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Der Krämerspiegel (Op. 66)

Die Händler und die Macher

Die Händler und die Macher
Sind mit Profit und Schacher
Des „HELDEN“ Widersacher.
Der lässt ein Wort erklingen
Wie Götz von Berlichingen.

The shopkeepers and the bosses

The shopkeepers and the bosses
With their profits and their haggling
Are the “HERO”’s adversary.
He utters a coarse oath
Like Götz von Berlichingen.

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Richard Georg Strauss was a German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is particularly well-known for his operas, Lieder, and tone poems. 

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