Herr von Braun is learning Chinese

Author: Tom Lehrer Artist: Tom Lehrer Album: This Was The Year That Was

Song: Wernher Von Braun

Gather round while I sing you of Wernher von Braun A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience Call him a Nazi, he won't even frown "Ha, Nazi schmazi," says Wernher von Braun

Don't say that he's hypocritical Say rather that he's apolitical "Once the rockets are up, who cares where they come down That's not my department," says Wernher von Braun

Some have harsh words for this man of renown But some think our attitude should be one of gratitude Like the widows and cripples in old London town Who owe their large pensions to Wernher von Braun

You too may be a big hero Once you've learned to count backwards to zero "In German oder English I know how to count down Und I'm learning Chinese," says Wernher von Braun

Of all this man's hilarious work the warmest recommendation goes to his 1960ies albums "An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer" and "This Was The Year That Was".

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last updated: 05.04.22, 07:16
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