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Zwei Gesänge

Word count: 41

Song Cycle by Johan August Halvorsen (1864 - 1935)

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2. Verfehlte Liebe, verfehltes Leben [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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"Zuweilen dünkt es [mich]1, als trübe
Geheime Sehnsucht deinen Blick -
Ich kenn es wohl, dein Mißgeschick:
Verfehltes Leben, verfehlte Liebe!

Du nickst so traurig! Wiedergeben
Kann ich dir nicht die Jugendzeit -
Unheilbar ist dein Herzeleid: 
Verfehlte Liebe, verfehltes Leben!"


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