"Dornröschen" is the character of Sleeping Beauty. The name translates literally to "Little Rosethorn".

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Notes

"The song Dornröschen is often sung while acting it out. It is great for having a little theater-play with kids." -Ruth Müller

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Many thanks to Ruth Müller for singing this song for us!

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Dornröschen

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Ulrike Bernhard for contributing this song and to Maguy Cabrol for translating it into French. English translation by Monique Palomares and Lisa Yannucci.

1st image is of Sleeping Beauty by Edward Frederick Brewtnall (1846-1902). The 2nd image is from Sleeping Beauty by Walter Crane (1845–1915). The 3rd image is a German stamp: The wicked fairy curses the princess.

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