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Ostermann Fountain

Willi Ostermann
Mülheim am Rhein 1876 - Köln 1936
German lyricist, composer and singer of carnival songs and songs about Cologne, primarily in the German dialect of Kölsch
(Wikipedia)
Willy Klein
1939

Köln /  Ostermann-Brunnen   Köln /  Ostermann-Brunnen

Description

Triangular monument with portrait medaillon in a circular fountain basin. On the long sides are the titles of three of Ostermann's songs: "och wat wor dat fröl;her schön doch en colonia", "kölsche mädcher künne bütze" and "wenn in colonia der karneval beginnt", On the three corners of the monument are figures from Ostermann's songs: "et stina", "de tant" and "et billa".

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Annotation

The fountain was reconstructed in 1997.

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Locatie (N 50°56'16" - E 6°57'39")

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Item Code: denw490; Photograph: 14 May 2016
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