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Drei Gesänge

Word count: 64

Song Cycle by Kurt Freytag (1886 - ?)

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3. Mein Heimweh [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Yeux noirs", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "La mia nostalgia e il mio amore", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Mein Heimweh und meine Liebe
Ist heut in dieser heißen Nacht
Süß wie ein Duft von fremden Blumen
Zu heißem Leben aufgewacht.

Mein Heimweh und meine Liebe
Und all mein Glück und Mißgeschick
Steht wie ein stummes Lied geschrieben
In deinem dunklen Märchenblick.

Mein Heimweh und meine Liebe,
Der Welt und allem Lärm entflohn,
Hat sich in deinen dunklen Augen
Erbaut einen heimlichen Königsthron.


Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 31.


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