Love song performed by the Moroccan prisoner of war Kadr Ben Hamed at the Halfmoon camp in Wünsdorf

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Description

This song was recorded in the Halfmoon camp in Wünsdorf in 1918. Biographical details of the singer are in the PK-files. A translation was produced by Samir El-Moussati in 2014.

Context

The Royal Prussian Phonographic Commission was founded in 1915 by the Prussian Ministry of Culture. This body was formed of 30 researchers each tasked with recording short clips of dialects and languages present within camps all over Germany between 1914 and 1918.