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||Am ersten Mai gehn Vater und Mutter
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
In the 10 volume Lieder und Kantaten, this song and three others are grouped (as Nos.1 and 2-4, respectively) under the title "4 Kinderlieder". Nos.2-4, composed 21 years earlier than No.1, are actually part of Eisler's 5 Kinderlieder, which was written in 1937.