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De Blannen Theis

Theis the Blind

Mathias Schou, Grevenmacher 1747 - 1824
blind singer and violinist, first known propagator of songs in the Luxembourgian dialect
Wil Lofy

Grevenmacher /  De Blannen Theis   Grevenmacher /  De Blannen Theis


Bronze statue of Blannen Theis with his dog.


On the base-plate (partly covered by plants):

genannt = de blannen theis = aus greiwemaacher =

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"De Blannen Theis"

Matthias Schou aus Grevenmacher (1747-1824), blinder Sänger und Spielmann. Erster mit Namen bekannter Verbreiter von Liedern in luxemburgischen Mundart.
Bronze Skulptur von Will Lofy.

Matthias Schou de Grevenmacher (1747-1824), chanteur et violoniste aveugle, premier propagateur connu de chansons en patois luxembourgeois.
Statue en bronze par Will Lofy.


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Locatie (N 49°40'44" - E 6°26'31") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: lu048; Photograph: 17 June 2011
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