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Drei Masken sah ich am Himmel stehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Drei Masken sah ich am Himmel stehn
Wie Larven sind sie anzusehn.
O Schreck,
Dahinter sieht man
Herrn Friedmann!


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Matthias Fletzberger

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "J'ai vu trois masques dans le ciel", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , no title, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-09-13 15:13:25
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Word count: 19

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J'ai vu trois masques dans le ciel

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

J'ai vu trois masques dans le ciel,
À voir il étaient comme des larves,
Ô horreur,
Derrière on voyait...
Monsieur Friedmann !


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2014 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Alfred Kerr (1867 - 1948), no title ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Richard Georg Strauss. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2014-08-03.
Last modified: 2014-08-03 12:33:37
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