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!

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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Learn German with the music of Gunter Gabriel!

German Music: Country Musician Gunter Gabriel

The timing of this month’s German music post is unfortunate. The artist I’m featuring this month is German Schlager/country singer Gunter Gabriel. It’s unfortunate because the 75-year old passed away in Hannover last month. But if nothing else, now is the time to pay tribute and get to know the legendary singer.

german christmas songs

10 German Christmas Songs to Get You Feeling Festive

Looking for some festive music for your holiday party? Or just some tunes to listen to while you wrap gifts? Perhaps you just want to put on some music and get into the Christmas spirit? The reason doesn’t matter. But now isn’t the time to slack off with your German language practice. May your days …

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toni kater (Photo: Ferran Casanova)

German Music: Toni Kater

I first became aware of German singer-songwriter Toni Kater through her collaborations with Einst├╝rzende Neubauten percussionist and a favorite of mine, Rudi Moser. In addition to his appearances in Kater’s own music, the two worked together under the name Kill Royal and released an English language track (the darkly absorbing “Remember”) through the Lokalhymnen Berlin …

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