Town Musicians of Bremen

Local nameDie Bremer Stadtmusikanten
LocationMitte, Bremen, Deutschland

The "Town Musicians of Bremen" is a popular German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm and published in Grimms' Fairy Tales in 1819.It tells the story of four aging domestic animals, who after a lifetime of hard work are neglected and mistreated by their former masters. Eventually, they decide to run away and become town musicians in the city of Bremen. Contrary to the story's title the characters never arrive in Bremen, as they succeed in tricking and scaring off a band of robbers, capturing their spoils, and moving into their house. The Town Musicians of Bremen is a story of Aarne–Thompson Type 130.

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Address 1 Schoppensteel, Bremen 28195, Germany

Coordinates 53°4'34.355" N 8°48'27.097" E

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