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Brahms’ Lullaby, the Wiegenlied

Updated: Mar 6

Genealogy is family, and family is parent and child, and what binds parent and child like a Wiegenlied?

A Wiege is a cradle, a lied is a song, and a Wiegenlied is a lullaby.

(Here’s the pronunciation in German: Wiegenlied)

You will recognize this lullaby tune, the Lullaby.