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Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich sah den Lenz einmal
[Erblühn]1 im schönsten Tal;
Ich sah der Liebe Licht
Im schönsten Angesicht.

Und wandl' ich nun allein
Im Frühling durch den Hain,
Erscheint aus jedem Strauch
Ihr Angesicht mir auch.

Und seh ich sie am Ort
Wo längst der Frühling fort,
So sprießt ein Lenz und schallt
Um ihre süße Gestalt.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Gänsbacher, Krinninger: "Erwacht"; further changes may exist not shown above for Krinninger.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Love's Spring", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Printemps de l'amour", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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