This song is one of the best-known German children's songs. The lyrics were written by Ernst Anschütz (1780 – 1861) to the tune of an older folk song. It was published in 1824.

Here's are some versions of "Fuchs, du hast die Gans gestohlen".

Fuchs, du hast die Gans gestohlen
(Fox You Have Stolen the Goose)

There's a Japanese version of this song called 小ぎつね or 小ぎつねこんこん (Little Fox) by Yoshio Katsu that was published in a Japanese 3rd grade textbook in 1947.

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