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27 January 1756 – Birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Today’s blog post is not about a famous German composer, but he was a German speaking composer. Wolfgang ...

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Angelika's German Tuition and Translation - sissi

Practise your German with “Sissi”

On 24 December 1837 a little girl was born who was nicknamed Sisi and who later became Elisabeth of ...

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4 December 1875 – birthday of Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke (full name René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke) was born on the 4th December ...

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German dialects – a game

EDIT 2020: Sadly, the game has gone from their site and it looks like it won’t return, sorry. ...

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Three white pigeons – a German listening exercise

I took a picture of this pretty white pigeon the other day and it reminded me of a ...

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Alforna – a Tyrolean Thrash Metal Band

Edit: sadly, the band ALFORNA has split up, and one of the songs that I originally posted, has ...

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Remembering Falco

Johan Hölzel was born on the 19th February 1957 in Vienna, Austria, but he was better known under ...

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25 November 1787 – birthday of Franz Gruber

Franz Xaver Gruber was born on the 25th November 1787 and died on the 7th June 1863. Who is ...

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How to attend a German church service without leaving home

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to attend a German church service? I found a ...

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