Ein Männlein steht im Walde

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First line of ‘Rätsel’, a poem for children, written in 1827 by Hoffmann von Fallersleben. It is used, together with its folk-tune, by E. Humperdinck in the opera Hänsel und Gretel. The ‘Männlein’ of the riddle is a toadstool.


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