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What were some of The Comedian Harmonists’ most famous songs?

The Comedian Harmonists were a German-Jewish vocal sextet popular in the 1930s. They were known for their close harmonies, comedic performances, and wide repertoire of songs, including jazz, swing, and classical pieces.

Here are some of the Comedian Harmonists’ most popular songs:

  • Mein kleiner grüner Kaktus (My Little Green Cactus)
  • Ein Freund, ein guter Freund (A Friend, a Good Friend)
  • Veronika, der Lenz ist da (Veronika, the Spring is Here)
  • Irgendwo auf der Welt (Somewhere in the World)
  • Wochenend und Sonnenschein (Weekend and Sunshine)
  • Liebling, mein Herz läßt dich grüßen (Darling, My Heart Sends You Greetings)
  • Ich küsse Ihre Hand, Madame (I Kiss Your Hand, Madame)
  • Wenn die Sonja russisch tanzt (When Sonja Dances Russian Style)
  • Ein Lied geht um die Welt (A Song Goes Around the World)
  • Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna? (Can You Whistle, Johanna?)
  • Liebesleid (Love’s Sorrow)
  • Die Liebe kommt, die Liebe geht (Love Comes, Love Goes)

To see more of their discography, click here.

These songs were all popular in Germany and other European countries in the 1930s, and they have continued to be enjoyed by people all over the world ever since.

The Comedian Harmonists’ music is known for its catchy melodies, clever lyrics, and close harmonies. The group’s performances were also known for their humor and energy.

The Comedian Harmonists’ music is a reminder of a time when people from different backgrounds could come together and enjoy something beautiful. Their story is also a reminder of the importance of standing up against intolerance and hatred.

The Musical about The Comedian Harmonists

Starting performances on Broadway on October 18th is the first and only musical about this singing group – Harmony: A New Musical

The complete Broadway cast includes Chip Zien as Rabbi, Sierra Boggess as Mary, Julie Benko as Ruth, Sean Bell, Danny Kornfeld, Zal Owen, Eric Peters, Blake Roman, and Steven Telsey as the Comedian Harmonists, Allison Semmes as Josephine Baker, Andrew O’Shanick as Standartenfϋhrer, Zak Edwards, Dan Hoy, Bruce Landry, Rhonni Rose Mantilla, Daniel Z. Miller, Benjamin H. Moore, Matthew Mucha, Constantine Pappas, Kayleen Seidl, Kyla Stone, Bronwyn Tarboton, Kate Wesler, Stuart Zagnit, and Lee Zarrett. 

To learn more about Harmony: A New Musical, click here.

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