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Love Makes the Melody Immortal: the Music of Louis Lewandowski

A preview by Betsy Schwarm “Liebe macht das Lied unsterblich!” = “Love makes the song (or melody) immortal!”  The exclamation point is on the original inscription, so let’s carry it into the translation, and be grateful that Prussian composer Louis Lewandowski’s family chose those words for his gravestone.   Lewandowski (1821 – 1894) spent his career […]

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