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dedicated to Lotte Lenya, as Seerauber-Jenny for the play "Die Dreigroschenoper"

So It Wouldn't Get Lost Again
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For the collage of "dedicated to Lotte Lenya, as Seerauber-Jenny for the play "Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)"", the original photographies you can find here, there and everywhere.

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The words "So It Wouldn't Get Lost Again" are taken from the lyrics of the song "Lost In The Stars" for the Musical "Lost In The Stars" with book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson and music by Kurt Weill, based on the novel "Cry, The Beloved Country" 1948 by Alan Paton. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1949 and the song was sung by Todd Duncan acted as Stephen Kumalo.
Lotte Lenya sang the song "Lost In The Stars" on her album "September Song And Other American Theatre Songs Of Kurt Weill" 1958.
[photos : The Original Cast Album "Lost In The Stars" 1949 (left) and "September Song And Other American Theatre Songs Of Kurt Weill" 1958 by Lotte Lenya]

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Lotte Lenya, the actress was the partner of Kurt Weill, the composer and she is the founder of The Kurt Weill Foundation For Music.
[photo : Lotte Leny And Kurt Weill]

Seerauber-Jenny (Pirate Jenny) is the one of the characters for the play "Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)" 1928 music by Kurt Weilll, with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht. On the Act 1 for the play, she sings her song "Seerauber-Jenny".

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In 1928, the play "Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)" music by Kurt Weill and book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht was premiered at Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, Berlin. On the stage, Lotte Lenya acted as Spelunken-Jenny (Pirate Jenny).
[photos : the poster (left) and one of the still photos]

The play "Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)" 1928 music by Kurt Weill, with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht has been adapted to some movies.

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In 1931, the movie "Die 3 Groschen-Oper (The Threepenny Opera)" directed by G. W. Pabst was released. In the movie, Lotte Lenya acted as Jenny and sang and performed the song "Seerauber-Jenny (Pirate Jenny)".
[photos : the poster (left) and the one of the still photos]

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In 1963, the movie "Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)" directed by Wolfgang Staudte was released. In the movie, Hildegard Knef acted as Jenny Diver and sang and performed the song "Seerauber-Jenny (Pirate Jenny)".
[photos : the poster (left) and the one if the still photos]

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In 1989, the movie "Mack The Knife" directed by Menahem Golan was released. In the movie Julia Migeness acted as Jenny Diver and sang and performed the song "Seerauber-Jenny (Pirate Jenny)".
[photos : the poster (left) and the one of the still photos]

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On the other hand, the song "Seeräuber-Jenny (Pirate Jenny)" music by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht has been sung by many singers. For example, the song "Pirate Jenny" for the album "Nina Simone In Concert" 1964 by Nina Simone, the song "Pirate Jenny" for the album "20th Century Blues" 1996 by Marianne Faithfull and the song "Pirate Jenny" for the album Blood And Feathers : Live From The Cafe Carlyle 2006" by Ute Lemper and so on.

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