German Music

Music is a universal language so let’s use music to learn and practice the German language. Find an Ohrwurm to help you learn German!

Learn German with the music of pop singer Helene Fischer!

Learn German with Music: Helene Fischer

After last month’s focus on Austrian Volks-Rock’n’Roller Andreas Gabalier, I thought we’d keep the Schlager vibe going. This month let’s learn German with the music of Helene Fischer. With her blending of pop music and Schlager, Fischer is Germany’s biggest artist, best-selling singer and the most downloaded German artist of all-time.

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Learn German with the Music of Marius Müller-Westernhagen.

Learn German with Music of Marius Müller-Westernhagen

The classics are always in style. Nowhere is that more true than in music. A good song is timeless, whether it’s classical symphonies or rock tunes that get your toes tapping. This month to learn and practice German with music, I’m featuring a classic German rock musician: Marius Müller-Westernhagen. From his roots in the 1970s

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Learn German with the music of indie singer-songwriter Thees Uhlmann.

Learn German with Music of Singer-Songwriter Thees Uhlmann

The solo albums of German singer-songwriter Thees Uhlmann have those ideal qualities that make them perfect for those of us who are learning the German language. Uhlmann’s delivery is clean and crisp. What makes many of his songs special is the understated simplicity; which, for a language learner, makes it easier for us to understand.

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German hip hop and electro group Deichkind.

Practice German with Hip Hop & Electro of Deichkind

As I learned recently, Hamburg, Germany is cool, fun and adventurous. So it’s not surprising to hear that longtime German hip hop and electro group Deichkind hail from the port city. Since their founding more than twenty years ago, Deichkind have won over German speaking music fans with catchy lyrics, heart-thumping beats and a unique

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Practice your German skills using music in the German language! Featured this month is rapper Marteria.

Practice German with Music of Rapper Marteria

German rapper Marteria doesn’t rush when he’s rapping. He delivers his texts with a confidence and precision where the backing music almost seems irrelevant. But Marteria’s style is one suited for hip hop loving German language learners looking to practice their German. Let’s get to know one of Germany’s most popular rappers with this month’s

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Practice German language with the music of singer-songwriter Ansa Sauermann.

German Music: Singer-Songwriter Ansa Sauermann

If you like being on the cutting edge and knowing all the latest bands, then Ansa Sauermann is someone who will interest you. The Dresden-based singer-songwriter has a brand new album. Weisse Liebe hit store shelves (or whatever the digital equivalent is) on Friday, August 18th. Let’s get to know this up-and-coming musician and practice

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