Alles gute zum geburtstag is the traditional way of saying happy birthday in German . Many people have accepted wishing happy birthday in the English language itself as Happy Birthday. But still many people wish Alles gute zum geburtstag to their friends and relatives.Here in this post i am going to share Lyrics of various German songs which are famous all over the Germany.

The good thing about learning happy birthday in German is that you don’t have to get troubled much and it is easy to pronounce and it is easy to grasp. But i have one bad news fellas that “Happy Birhday” is sung at the most party in its English version. Thus you will rarely hear any German song in their birthday parties.But still if you wish German in their Native song , they will be pleased by your effort and indeed it will help you to have a stronger bond with them.

Zum Geburtstag viel Glück

We have with us the English version of song which goes as:

Happy Birthday to you,

Zum geburtstag viel gluck

Zum geburtstag viel gluck

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday dear (name),
Happy Birthday to you.

The German version of the song in same rhythm and same pattern goes as:

Zum Geburtstag viel Glück,
Zum Geburtstag viel Glück,
Zum Geburtstag alles Gute,
Zum Geburtstag viel Glück.

The video of the song :

Wie schön, dass du geboren bist

Wie schön, dass du geboren bist is another birthday song that you will hear in German.This song is especially played during children’s birthday party and this song is Contributed by Germany’s favorite child singer Ralf Zuckowski.(Entire song)

The song goes like this :

Wie schön, dass du geboren bist,
wir hätten dich sonst sehr vermisst,
wie schön, dass wir beisammen sind,
wir gratulieren dir, Geburtstagskind.
(For entire lyrics of this song , check Wie schön, dass du geboren bist)


It’s extraordinary, that you were born.
Else we would have missed you all that much.
It’s extraordinary, that we’re as one,
we praise you, birthday youngster.

Video for the song:

Hoch soll er/sie leben

In German they have one traditional song, in which in the midst of song they raise  their chairand everybody sings along. However this song is not much into use these days and it is taken over by Happy Birthday itself but this song is fun to hear and sing out loud.

The song goes like this:

Hoch soll sie/er leben!
Hoch soll sie/er leben!
Dreimal hoch!


Long may she/he live!
Long may she/he live!
Three cheers.


Viel Glück und viel Segen


Viel Glueck und viel Segen auf all Deinen Wegen,
Gesundheit und Fohsinn seien auch mit dabei!”


Much luckiness/joy and gifts on all your ways,
might wellbeing and cheer be there also.


To watch the detailed collection for the videos of wishing Happy Birthday in German and entire playlist full of birthday songs in German then here is the post for you Top videos for Happy birthday in German.

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