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Unser Feind ist, grosser Gott, Wie der Brite so der Schott. Manchen hat er unentwegt Auf das Streckbett hingelegt. Täglich wird er kecker. O du Strecker!
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- by Alfred Kerr (1867 - 1948), no title [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Richard Georg Strauss (1864 - 1949), "Unser Feind ist, grosser Gott", op. 66 no. 7 (1918), from Krämerspiegel, no. 7. [text verified 1 time]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Notre ennemi est, grand Dieu", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , no title, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Matthias Fletzberger
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Notre ennemi est, grand Dieu, Comme le Britannique, l'Écossais, Souvent maint homme par lui a été Sur le chevalet allongé. Chaque jour il devient plus hardi -- Ô Étireur !
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2014 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2014-08-03
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