Pied Piper of Hamelin


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the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning

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Dubai: Some 300 primary students of JSS Private School recently gave life to the story of The Pied Piper of Hamelin in a musical that was staged at the school for the first time.
Summary: JSS Private School in Dubai came up with its first musical concert, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, on March 14.
c Bearing all this in mind, to my great delight, my oldest son recently signed up for the school musical which, this year, will be based on the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Once their work was translated into English in 1823 as German Popular Stories the English-speaking world was introduced to Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, The Frogprince, The Pied Piper of Hamelin and Rumpelstiltskin.
Browning's "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," written in May 1842 for little Willie Macready when he was ill, already alludes to the time-honoured racism toward pariahs such as gypsies or other vagrants roaming the countryside.
Other operas include Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, presented by the Manchester group Psappha, Mozart's Zaide, by the Classical Opera Company, ROG2 and the London Sinfonietta present George Benjamin's Into the Little Hill, based on the Pied Piper of Hamelin which had rave reviews recently at Covent Garden.
A group of talented young North East dancers is to star in an award-winning hip-hop version of The Pied Piper of Hamelin at Newcastle's Northern Stage.
Great attention was given to costuming and set design in every episode that ranged across a spectrum of cultures to include such diverse stories as 'Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp', to 'Cinderella', to 'The Little Mermaid', to 'The Three Little Pigs', to The Pied Piper of Hamelin, and twenty-one others.
Don't miss Cinderella, and a new, improved version of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin, a legend immortalized by the Brothers Grimm, recounted rat infestation so severe in that German town, in 1284, it required special intervention.
He added: "We need a modern day Pied Piper of Hamelin to sort this out.
Wife Jan, son James and I also explored a river gorge to reach a hidden cave where legend says the Pied Piper of Hamelin took the lost children.
In "The True Story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin," written between 1938 and 1941, the Pied Piper actually wants to guide the children to a better place:
Honesty and the importance of keeping promises are the lessons of ``The Magical Pied Piper of Hamelin,'' which will be staged today and will feature 45 children.