|Genre Categories||; ;; ; ;|
|Work Title||Zwei Gedichte|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.29a ; JC 53|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1906-1911|
|First Performance.||1912 in Lyngby (No.2)|
|Librettist||Richard Dehmel (1863-1920)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
Nielsen made three attempts to compose an opus with lieder in German.
The first performance of "Schutzengel" was 1912 in Lyngby, a small village outside Copenhagen, where Ludolf Nielsen had a few friends.