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Der Spuk

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach Schwester, liebe Schwester,
Es ist gewißlich wahr,
Es spukt in deiner Kammer,
Ich hörte es ganz klar. 

Ach Schwester, liebe Schwester,
Das war im Stroh die Maus,
Wir woll'n den Besen nehmen
Und jagen sie hinaus.

Ach Schwester, liebe Schwester,
Die Maus die war es nicht,
Es trug ja einen Schnurrbart
In seinem Angesicht.

Ach Schwester, liebe Schwester,
Der Kater wird es sein,
Wir woll'n die Tür verriegeln,
Dann kann er nicht herein.

Ach Schwester, liebe Schwester,
Es war kein Katertier,
Es kam ja durch das Fenster
Und flüsterte mit dir.

Ach Schwester, liebe Schwester,
Laß doch das Fragen sein,
Es spukt vielleicht auch nächstens
In deinem Kämmerlein.

Confirmed with Hermann Löns, Die wichtigsten Werke von Hermann Löns, Musaicum/OK Publishing, 2017,

Submitted by Garrett Medlock [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)

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