This song is also called "Wie Hansel und Gretel Birnen schütteln" (How Hansel and Gretel Shake Pears).

Spannenlanger Hansel - German Children's Songs - Germany - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Spannenlanger = string bean (i.e. a very tall, thin person)


Music by Carl Reinecke (1824 - 1910)

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Many thanks to Kloeters for contributing and translating this song (with Lisa).

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