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Die Geniale

Language: German (Deutsch)

Lustig auf den Kopf, mein Liebchen,
stell dich, in die Luft die Bein'!
Heisa! Ich will sein dein Bübchen,
heute nacht soll Hochzeit sein!

Wenn du Shakespeare kannst vertragen,
O du liebe Unschuld du!
Wirst du mich wohl auch ertragen
und noch jedermann dazu.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Gedichte, Berlin, Verlag von M. Simion, 1841, page 256.


Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "The Genius", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La géniale", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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La géniale

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

Mets-toi gaiement sur la tête, ma chérie,
Avec les jambes en l'air !
Ô gué ! Je serai ton coquin,
Cette nuit ce seront nos noces !

Si tu peux supporter Shakespeare,
Ô toi, chère innocente !
Tu pourras aussi bien me supporter
Et tout le monde en plus.


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