Whose bread I eat: his song I sing.
~ German Proverb [19024]

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ALTERNATE VERSIONS:
Whose bread I eat: his song I sing. ~ German Proverb
The singer sings for those who feed him. ~ Austrian Proverb
ORIGIN and HISTORY: Germany and neighboring countries.
NOTABLE USE OF PROVERB:
"Sing for your supper and you'll get breakfast
Song birds are not dumb
They never by a crumb of bread."

~ Mamas and Papas song lyrics
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