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Hölderlin started out playing cover tunes in Germany in the 1960s until they received an offer for a record contract in the early 1970s. The band was led by two brothers, Christian and Joachim Grumbkow, who wrote most of the music. They released their first album, Hölderlins Traum in 1972, with no fewer than 9 band members. Primarily in the progressive folk vein, it featured a wide array of instruments, complex…

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  • Some interesting background information about Hölderlin's Polish friends http://sbb-music.jimdo.com Love!
  • Wer das Tiefste gedacht, liebt das Lebendigste. j.c.f.h
  • Krautrock - Music for Your Brain. A spectacular mix, a magical whirlwind of sounds and colors, To go on a journey beyond the meaning of time and space... a pleasure renewed with each listen. -.-.-.-. om hari om .....
  • I have been so desperately trying to find the German lyrics of the whole album "Hölderlins Traum", but all I can find is the lyrics of "Waren wir" and "Requiem für einen Wicht". Anyone care to help me out with other songs?
  • Just enjoying my first play of Hölderlins Traum. Wonderful stuff it is too.
  • Hallo Zusammen, vielen Dank für diese CD. Requiem für einen Wicht gefällt mir sehr, ich hab' eine Übersetzung auf Spanisch (mit Songtext), ich hoffe, dass ihr die gefällt. Holaaaaa muchas gracias por este excelente disco, me gustó tanto que hice una traducción (translation, Übersetzung) al español: http://www.aion.mx/epilogo/requiem-fur-einen-wicht.html
  • If I were to tag them with something it would probably be "Progressive Folk Rock", but I'm fed up with genre classification so I won't. Anyway, great music.
  • Hölderlins Traum was my first vinyl =)
  • i consider their music neither "folk" nor "krautrock".
  • Great album Hölderlins Traum helps me live.

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