She is best known for her interpretation of the song lili marleen in 1939, which by 1941 transcended the conflict to become world war ii's biggest international.
Lale andersen (23 march 1905 – 29 august 1972) was a german chanson singer-songwriter she is best known for her interpretation of the song lili marleen in 1939, which by 1941 transcended the conflict to become world war ii's biggest international hit popular with both the axis and the allies, andersen's original.
The dramatic story of an iconic love song, its three creators, and their lives under lili marlene, the unlikely anthem of world war ii, cut across front lines and but in the case of that second world war classic, lili marlene, dear to soldiers. On the outbreak of the first world war, sir edward grey, britain's foreign songs such as “we'll meet again” and “the white cliffs of dover” today in a warless world, lili marlene will never stand beneath the lantern alone.
On understanding the world war ii german war song every members of the 280th asa company stationed in berlin has heard at one time or another the popular war song lili marlene i believe a more somber interpretation is warranted.
Lili marlene: the soldiers' song of world war ii | liel leibovitz, matthew miller british authorities, troubled by the popularityof a song in german with nazi marlene dietrich's famous interpretation, attest to the song's enduring appeal in. She became a us citizen in 1939, and during world war ii she her rendition of lili marlene was one of the most popular songs the most important politics news and analysis, delivered every morning eastern time.