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Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Gassenhauer is a type of German street song which took shape in the nineteenth century in the context of urban changes that occurred during the process of industrialization. The roots of these songs go back to the sixteenth century...