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Wohl, und immer wohl dem Mann

Language: German (Deutsch)

   Wohl, und immer wohl dem Mann,
Der sein [Liebes]1 sehen kann,
Der, mit wonniglichen Küssen,
Darf in seinen Arm es schliessen!
Wohl, und immer wohl dem Mann,
Der sein [Liebes]1 sehen kann!
   Aber weh dem armen Mann,
Der nichts Liebes sehen kann!
Der, wie ich, in [Minnebanden],
Trauern muß in fremden Landen!
Weh, und immer weh dem Mann,
Der nichts Liebes sehen kann!

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Johann Martin Millers Gedichte, Ulm: bey Johann Konrad Wohler, 1783, page 138

1 von Paradis: "Liebchen"
2 von Paradis: "Minna[sic] Banden"

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-06-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-05-18 19:49:27

Line count: 12
Word count: 64

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C'est bien, toujours bien pour l'homme

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

  C'est bien, toujours bien pour l'homme
Qui peut regarder son amour,
Qui avec des baisers heureux
Peut la serrer dans ses bras !
C'est bien, toujours bien pour l'homme
Qui peut regarder son amour !

  Mais malheur au pauvre homme
Qui ne peut regarder son amour !
Qui comme moi dans les liens de l'amour
Doit se désoler dans des terres étrangères !
Malheur et toujours malheur pour l'homme
Qui ne peut voir son amour !

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About the headline (FAQ)

Translation of title "Aus Siegwart" = "De Siegwart"


  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2016 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 Johannes Martin Miller (1750 - 1814), "Wohl und Weh. Minnelied", written 1772 ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Maria Theresia von Paradis. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2016-11-06 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-11-06 16:42:05

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