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Ich hab' dich geliebt

Set by Josephine Lang (1815 - 1880), "Ich hab' dich geliebt", 1838, published 2009 [ sung text checked 1 time]

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Ich hab dich geliebet und liebe dich noch!
Und fiele die Welt zusammen,
Aus ihren Trümmern stiegen doch
[Hervor]1 meiner Liebe Flammen.

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  • ENG English (Charles Godfrey Leland) , from The works of Heinrich Heine, first published 1900
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 44, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 150.

1 Végh: "Empor"


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

Und wenn ich dich geliebet hab'
Bis meine Todesstunde,
So nehm' ich mit ins ewge Grab
Die große Liebeswunde.

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]