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O du meine liebe Taube

Language: German (Deutsch)

O du meine liebe Taube, 
Meine Sehnsucht, flieg nun hin 
Und verkünd' am Fenster drüben, 
Daß ich heimgekommen bin. 

Bring' den Duft der ersten Blüten 
Von den Bergeshalden ihr, 
Bring' den ersten Sang der Vögel, 
Bring' auch einen Gruß von mir! 

Und wie wird mein Herz sich freuen 
An dem jungen Frühlingsglück, 
Bringst du mir vom Fenster drüben 
Einen Gruß von ihr zurück!

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Erster Teil, Lyrische Gedichte, ed. by Augusta Weldler-Steinberg, Berlin / Leipzig / Wien / Stuttgart, Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., 1845, page 86.

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)

Text added to the website: 2015-05-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-05-05 13:56:20

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