noun, plural lied·er [lee-der; German lee-duh r] /ˈli dər; German ˈli dər/.
Origin of lied2
Examples from the Web for lieder
Historical Examples of lieder
Why not be content with song-cycles or ballads, or lieder like Brahms's and Schumann's?War Letters of a Public-School Boy
(Beilage) pp. 881-896; also reprinted in his Lieder un' Gedanken.
"You can call me Lieder, Hans Lieder," he said, and was gone.Six Girls and the Tea Room
Marion Ames Taggart
To speak truly, they were more like little cantatas than lieder.Handel
Olivia happened to be note-perfect in one or two of the Lieder.My Lord Duke
E. W. Hornung
noun plural lieder (ˈliːdə, German ˈliːdər)
Word Origin for lied
"German romantic song," 1852, from German Lied, literally "song," from Middle High German liet, from Old High German liod, from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (see laud). Hence Liederkranz, in reference to German singing societies, literally "garland of songs."
The plural of lied, the German word for “song.” It refers to art songs in German mainly from the nineteenth century. The most notable composer of lieder was Franz Schubert.