Hein & Oss

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Hein & Oss in 2000

Heinrich "Hein" Kröher (September 17, 1927 – February 14, 2016) and Oskar "Oss" Kröher (September 17, 1927 – July 1, 2019) were German twins who were folk singer-songwriters. They were born in Pirmasens, Rhineland-Palatinate. Heinrich and Oskar Kröher were performing more than fifty years on the stages in Europe and North America. They wrote songs about the Hecker uprising.

Hein died on February 14, 2016 from a short-illness in Pirmasens, aged 88.[1] Oss died on July 1, 2019 in Rodalben, Rhineland-Palatinate from long-illness at the age of 91.[2]

Songs[change | change source]

Hein & Oss in 2011
  • Rotgraue Raben – vom Volkslied zum Folksong. (1969)
  • Das sind unsere Lieder. (1977)
  • Europaliederbuch. (1979)
  • Cowboylieder. (1983)
  • Die Liederpfalz: Ein Liederbuch. (1987)[3]
  • Der neue Zupfgeigenhansl. (1983).
  • Spätlese trocken. (2000)
  • Naturerlebnisse von Hein und Oss Kröher (2011)
  • Signale 63 Kalender der Jungen. (2012)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Liedermacher Hein Kröher gestorben". derStandard.at. 2016-02-14. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  2. "Pirmasenser Liedermacher Oskar Kröher ist tot". swr.de. 2019-07-01.
  3. Heimlicher Liebeszwang. In: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 11. September 2010, Seite Z6.