Die Drehleier

by Marianne Bröcker

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Illustrations, page 32

311. The blind hurdy-gurdy player Trifon Stepanovic Luzkov, Starodubsk district (1951)


312. Blind hurdy-gurdy player with companion, Kursk government (1911)


313. Blind hurdy-gurdy player with his guide (Poltavskij government)


314. Blind hurdy-gurdy player with companion. Picture by a Ukranian painter


315. Blind hurdy-gurdy player Dmitro Gincar, Cernovitz district (July 1971)


316. L. Boilly (1761-1845), Les petits Savoyards [The little Savoyards]


317. Caricature of the Duke of Cumberland


318. Young woman with hurdy-gurdy by N. Sichel, engraved by R. Jericke


319. Madame Henri-Belmont as "Fanchon la Vielleuse"


320. Friederike Kunzelmann as "Fanchon das Leyermädchen" ["Fanchon the hurdy-gurdy girl"]

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© Original text in German copyright 1977, Verlag für systematische Musikwissenschaft GmbH
© Translation copyright 2005, Olympic Musical Instruments and the Bröcker Tranlation Group