The Most Popular German Lullabies


While surfing around the internet I came across some posts about the most popular German lullabies. We have most of them here on Mama Lisa’s World! Below is a list of the songs that come up often as the most popular lullabies with links to the lyrics, translations and YouTube videos. Some include musical scores and recordings.

-Guten Abend, gute Nacht
(Good Evening, Good Night)

-Schlaf, Kindlein, schlaf
(Sleep, Baby Sleep)

-Weißt du wieviel Sternlein stehen?
(Do You Know How Many Stars There Are?)

-Der Mond ist aufgegangen
(Evening Song)

-Schlafe, mein Prinzchen, schlaf’ ein
(Sleep, My Little Prince, Sleep)

-Der Sandmann ist da
(The Sandman is Here)

-Guter Mond, du gehst so stille
(Dear Moon, You Go So Quietly)

-Schlafe, schlafe, holder, süßer Knabe
(Sleep, Sleep, Fine, Sweet Boy)

(A lullaby about the Sandman)

Please let us know your favorite German lullabies in the comments below.


Mama Lisa

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One Response to “The Most Popular German Lullabies”

  1. Audrey Helstad Says:

    Vieder Sp.
    “Ale Ale Weider” etc. Lullaby for baby (My mother sang this.)

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