lieder lieder  /ˈli dər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano

Usage(s):

  1. Both started in opera, went in later for lieder.
  2. While Dietrich is making records in London, Fischer is giving a lieder recital at Carnegie Hall, and Dieskau is appearing as Falstaff at the West Berlin Opera.
  3. He is one of the rare singers who can perform in lieder and in opera equally well.

News

  • 20-year-old killed when pickup truck crashes into tree in northwest Harris County

    HOUSTON—Harris County deputies are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man early Thursday. The young man was allegedly speeding northbound on Eldridge Parkway at Lieder around 1:30 a.m. when his Toyota Tundra pickup ran off the road, ran through a field and crashed into a tree. The driver died on impact. Deputies said there were no signs of any braking.
    on July 4, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

Quotes

  1. His mother was a voice teacher; Zhou remembers that she "coached every day, all day long. I heard many French art songs, German Lieder."
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Zhou Long Source: Boston Globe

  2. "When I was doing Jay's show, I started getting into a lot of opera and German lieder (songs)," Marsalis said. "I came to understand that, for all of the bombast German culture represented, the poets, writers and composers seemed to have this...
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Branford Marsalis Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. Terfel said, "It was a fabulous year, with five in the final who are all doing really well. I think that was a good year and the best singer won. There is no doubt about that. Yes, I won the lieder prize but that was only a name for coming...
    on Jun 2, 2007 By: Bryn Terfel Source: ic Wales

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