Help identifying a song from River Oder, 1945

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Help identifying a song from River Oder, 1945

Postby absicht » 16 May 2018 04:32



That is the specific video I am referring to. I am interested in the song playing in the first part of the video but haven't had any luck finding it.

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Re: Help identifying a song from River Oder, 1945

Postby Ivan Ž. » 16 May 2018 04:39

Hello and :welcome:

It is a 1943 song called "Möwe, du fliegst in die Heimat", composed by Gerhard Winkler and written by Günther Schwenn.

It's the recording by Magda Hain (vocals) and Gerhard Winkler (composer/conductor) from 04.03.1943.



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Re: Help identifying a song from River Oder, 1945

Postby absicht » 16 May 2018 05:22

Wow thank you. I didn't expect such a fast and accurate response. Again, thank you.

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Re: Help identifying a song from River Oder, 1945

Postby Ivan Ž. » 16 May 2018 13:38

You're welcome.

Note that the song became popular only after the war, in 1947, which is why it is most commonly believed today that it was also created in 1947. However, Magda Hain's "Odeon" recording proves that the song originates from 1943.

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