Roider Jackl

Intro German folk-musician and forester
A.K.A. Jakob Roider
Was Author Singer
From Germany
Type Literature Music
Gender male
Birth 17 June 1906, Weihmichl, Germany
Death 8 May 1975, Freising, Germany (aged 68 years)
Star sign Gemini

Roider Jackl fountain in Munich, Viktualienmarkt Roider Jackl (17 June 1906 in Weihmichl – 8 May 1975 in Freising; real name: Jakob Roider) was a German performer, singer, and folk singer, who performed in Bavarian language. He became famous in the 1950s especially because of the writing and performing of Gstanzls (short Bavarian mocking songs). A Gstanzl normally consists of four lines, sometimes eight, and is sung in dialect. He performed for example in the Bayerischer Rundfunk and in the Nockherberg. He was a master of the political Gstanzl. Karl Valentin was among his admirers.

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