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Ich hab dich geliebet und liebe dich...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich hab dich geliebet und liebe dich noch!
Und fiele die Welt zusammen,
Aus ihren Trümmern stiegen doch
[Hervor]1 meiner Liebe Flammen.


Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 150.

1 Végh: "Empor"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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  • ENG English (Charles Godfrey Leland) , from The works of Heinrich Heine, first published 1900
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 44, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-04-03.
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I loved you once and I love you still!

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

I loved you once and I love you still!
And though the world may collapse,
From its rubble nevertheless
The flames of my love would arise.


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Translations of title(s):
"Meiner Seele bist du ein Theil" = "You are a part of my soul"
"Ich hab dich geliebet" = "I loved you once"
"Ich hab dich geliebet und liebe dich noch" = "I loved you once and I love you still"
"Ich hab' dich geliebt und liebe dich noch" = "I loved you once and I love you still"
"Wunsch" = "Wish"
"Meine liebe Flammenn" = "The flames of my love"
"Ich hab' dich geliebt" = "I loved you once"
"Zu Ende" = "At an end"
"Ich habe dich geliebet" = "I loved you once"
"Ewige Liebe" = "Eternal love"


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 44 FRE FRE FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Ernst Bacon, Julius von Beliczay, Jan Levolslav Bella, Elof Benktander, Robert Caby, Vladimir, Fürst Castriota-Scanderbeg, Carlos Chávez, Joseph Dessauer, Heinz Dorguth, Hermann Hanschmann, Lennart Hedwall, Hedwig Hertz, August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, N. Lago, Josephine Lang, W. J. Otto Lessmann, Johann Gottfried Hendrik Mann, Hugo Nolthenius, Carl Eduard Partzsch, Rudolf Radecke, Ernst Rentsch, Carl Ressler, O. Rüber, Martha von Sabinin, Louis Samson, Alwin Schutzer, Felix Semon, Johan August Söderman, Josef Sucher, Alfred Tofft, Friedrich Julius Urban, János Végh, as Johann Végh, Ottobald Walther, C. Otto Weber, Joel Weiss, Fürst S. Wolkonsky, Franz Wüllner, J. Zöhrer. Go to the text.

 

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