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Augustin, Vinzenz Freiherr von Augustin, Lieber, politisches Kabarett

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Augustin, Lieber, b. 1645, d. Vienna, March 11, 1685, legendary street musician, bagpipe player and impromptu poet. Legend has it that in 1679, when the country was ravaged by the plague, he staggered drunken into a pit full of plague victims without contracting the fatal disease. He is remembered in the popular Austrian folk song "Oh du lieber Augustin".


 
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