Alfred Drake DOWN IN THE VALLEY Music Kurt Weill with Jane Wilson DECCA ALBUM

Category Music Records

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Location Jamaica, New York 114** US

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Artist Alfred Drake

Country/Region Of Manufacture United States

Record Grading Very Good Plus (VG+)

Speed 45RPM

Record Size 33

Record Label Decca

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ALFRED DRAKE, DOWN IN THE VALLEY
MUSIC BY KURT WEILL WITH JANE WILSON DECCA ALBUM
KURT JULIAN WEILL (MARCH 2, 1900 – APRIL 3, 1950) WAS A GERMAN COMPOSER, ACTIVE FROM THE 1920S IN HIS NATIVE COUNTRY, AND IN HIS LATER YEARS IN THE UNITED STATES. HE WAS A LEADING COMPOSER FOR THE STAGE WHO WAS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS FRUITFUL COLLABORATIONS WITH BERTOLT BRECHT. WITH BRECHT, HE DEVELOPED PRODUCTIONS SUCH AS HIS BEST-KNOWN WORK _THE THREEPENNY OPERA_, WHICH INCLUDED THE BALLAD "MACK THE KNIFE". WEILL HELD THE IDEAL OF WRITING MUSIC THAT SERVED A SOCIALLY USEFUL PURPOSE. HE ALSO WROTE SEVERAL WORKS FOR THE CONCERT HALL. HE BECAME A UNITED STATES CITIZEN ON AUGUST 27, 1943.

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