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Wie erkenn' ich dein Treulieb

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Wie erkenn' ich dein Treulieb
Vor den andern nun?
An den Muschelhut und Stab.
Und den Sandalschuh'n.

Er ist lange tot und hin,
Tot und hin, Fräulein!
Ihm zu Häupten ein Rasen grün,
Ihm zu Fuß ein Stein.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

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Based on
  • a text in English by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist [an adaptation] ENG FRE ITA POL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Kim Borg, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, Johannes Brahms, Natho Henn, John Jeffreys, Osvaldo Costa de Lacerda, Elizabeth Maconchy, Roger Quilter, Maude Valérie White. Go to the text.
  • a text in English misattributed to William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) ENG FRE ITA POL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Kim Borg, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, Johannes Brahms, Natho Henn, John Jeffreys, Osvaldo Costa de Lacerda, Elizabeth Maconchy, Roger Quilter, Maude Valérie White. Go to the text.

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in English, original text by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ITA GER FRE and sometimes misattributed to William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) ITA GER FRE by Roger Quilter, Maude Valérie White, Johannes Brahms, Natho Henn, Osvaldo Costa de Lacerda, John Jeffreys, Elizabeth Maconchy, Kim Borg, Benjamin C. S. Boyle.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist [an adaptation] ITA FRE by Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation sometimes misattributed to Karl Joseph Simrock (1802 - 1876) ENG ITA FRE and by Ludwig Seeger (1810 - 1864) , no title, from Shakespeare in deutscher Übersetzung, in 6. Hamlet, published 1868 [an adaptation] ENG ITA FRE by Richard Georg Strauss.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "How will I know your true love", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59
Line count: 8
Word count: 38

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How will I know your true love

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

How will I know your true love
From others now?
By the mussel-hat and staff.
And the sandal shoes.

He is long dead and gone,
Dead and gone, Miss!
At his head green grass,
At his feet a stone.


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Based on
  • a text in English by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist [an adaptation] ENG FRE ITA POL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Kim Borg, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, Johannes Brahms, Natho Henn, John Jeffreys, Osvaldo Costa de Lacerda, Elizabeth Maconchy, Roger Quilter, Maude Valérie White. Go to the text.
  • a text in English misattributed to William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) ENG FRE ITA POL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Kim Borg, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, Johannes Brahms, Natho Henn, John Jeffreys, Osvaldo Costa de Lacerda, Elizabeth Maconchy, Roger Quilter, Maude Valérie White. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2016-02-09.
Last modified: 2016-02-09 01:02:35
Line count: 8
Word count: 39