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Drei Lieder für hohe Stimme (Tenor) und Harfe (oder Klavier)

Word count: 41

Song Cycle by Franz Xaver Zintl (1903 - 1987)

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1. So schön bist du! [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "You are so lovely!", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Tu es si belle !", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Ein Lieblingstraum, aus goldnen Nächten
Vortretend, schlank, in ernster Ruh,
Den Zauberschleier in der Rechten -
So schön bist du!

Mein Blick erstaunt und muß sich senken,
Mein Herz schließt alle Tore zu,
Dem Wunder heimlich nachzudenken-
So schön bist du!


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 41.


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