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Confirmed with Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, herausgegeben und übertragen von Eva Hesse und Paridam von dem Knesebeck, München: Nymphenburger Verlag, 1953, page 24.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Margaret Bonds (1913 - 1972), "Minstrel man", published 1959 [voice and piano], from Three dream portraits, no. 1. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Günter Raphael (1903 - 1960), "Minstrel man", published 1965 [baritone, piano, oboe, and percussion], from My Dark Hands = Mein dunklen Hände, no. 3, also set in German (Deutsch) [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Hermann Reutter (1900 - 1985), "Minstrel man", published 1958 [baritone and piano], from Meine dunklen Hände, no. 1, also set in German (Deutsch) [ sung text checked 1 time]
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Paridam von dem Knesebeck , "Bänkelsänger", appears in Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, first published 1953, copyright © and by Eva Hesse (b. 1925) , "Bänkelsänger", appears in Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, first published 1953, copyright © by Günter Raphael, Hermann Reutter.
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