Beim Klabautermann! A Klabautermann is a ship’s kobold whom you normally can’t see but hear when he works on the ship, rearranging freight or repairing damage. The name Klabautermann comes from the low German word ‘klabastern‘ which means walking around noisily. Sometimes he is also called Kalfatermann or Klabattermann, ‘kalfatern’ means ‘to seal with pitch […]Speak like a Sailor with these German Expressions!
Day: January 31, 2022
10 English-Speaking Artists Who Sang in German
Did you know that The Beatles recorded two of their songs in German? And Elvis sang a German folk song partially in Swabian dialect? Johnny Cash, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, they all have recorded songs in German. In the 1960s it was not unheard of that artists released some of their songs in German for the German market.10 English-Speaking Artists Who Sang in German