Well written, detailed examination of the famous song.
The song and it tune won immediate popularity with the German troops of World War II and this popularity amazingly transferred on to the Allied troops as well.
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Fascinating story of a song as much a product of Nazi Germany as the VW Beetle and beloved by millions just like the car.Published 12 months ago by Richard B. Kirschenbaum
Well written, detailed examination of the famous song. This was an easy read that kept me interested at every turn of the page. Read morePublished on May 24, 2012 by retrotunes1
Lili Marlene is really a rather simple song. Perhaps that is its secret - anyone can sing it. My favorite version is sung in German by Marlene Dietrich, though she also did it... Read morePublished on July 5, 2011 by George Goldberg
This is really a nice little book that tells the fascinating story of how four
very different people created a song heard (& loved) around the world. Read more
Hans Leip wrote the words during World War I, Norbert Schultze composed the melody, and Lale Andersen and Marlene Dietrich each sang the song to popularity. Read morePublished on December 5, 2009 by Bill Emblom
While stationed in Germany, the song "Lili Marlene" was played every Saturday night in the military club by a German band--it was a GI favorite. What a pleasure to read the book! Read morePublished on October 3, 2009 by Wayne White
You can listen to 10 versions of Lili Marlene.
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When I came across this title I decided I had to have it. Well-illustrated with photographs, it does a lot towards explaining how this whole Lili Marlene phenomena happened. Read morePublished on February 9, 2009 by James D. Crabtree
This is a fascinating background story behind the classic song that captured the hearts of Allied and Nazi soldiers during WW II. Read morePublished on January 31, 2009 by Ben K. Harris