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n. pl. lie·der (lē′dər)
A German art song for solo voice and piano.

[German Lied, from Middle High German liet, from Old High German liod.]
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(liːd; German liːt)
n, pl lieder (ˈliːdə; German ˈliːdər)
(Classical Music) music any of various musical settings for solo voice and piano of a romantic or lyrical poem, for which composers such as Schubert, Schumann, and Wolf are famous
[from German: song]
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(lid, lit)

n., pl. lied•er (ˈli dər)
a typically 19th-century German art song: Schubert lieder.
[1850–55; < German: song]
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Noun1.lied - a German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
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[liːd] (lieder (pl)) [ˈliːdəʳ] Nlied m
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The same year he came second in the Cardiff BBC Singer of the World Competition, but won the Lieder Prize.
"I love listening to singers that are coming through in their new shiny diamond careers, and for them to actually see the rough diamonds getting to the end of their careers!" Next year will mark Bryn's quarter century in the business, having graduated with a clutch of accolades including the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Award and runner-up in the Cardiff BBC Singer of the World Competition (he did, however, take away the Lieder prize).
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Bryn won the inaugural Lieder Prize. Both men have gone on to enjoy spectacularly successful careers.
Bryn Terfel has been a familiar figure on television since taking part in the Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 1989, coming second in the overall contest, but winning the Lieder Prize.
Twelve years ago, soon after winning the Lieder prize in the Cardiff Singer of the World competition, Terfel thrilled critics and audiences with his performances as the young landowner Ford in WNO's production of Falstaff.
His first big break came when he won the Kathleen Ferrier Award in 1988, followed by the Cardiff Singer of the World Lieder Prize one year later.
(The jury included such famed singers as Joan Sutherland, Jose van Dam, Grace Bumbry, Leila Cuberli and Luigi Alva.) She was also awarded the special Reine Fabiola lieder prize at the competition.