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Ein Wanderer

Language: German (Deutsch)

   Hier, wo sich die Straßen scheiden,
Wo nun gehn die Wege hin?
Meiner ist der Weg der Leiden,
Deß ich immer sicher bin.
 
   Wandrer, die des Weges gehen,
Fragen freundlich, wohinaus?
Keiner wird mich doch verstehen,
Sag' ich ihm, wo ich zu Haus.
 
   Reiche Erde, arme Erde,
Hast du keinen Raum für mich?
Wo ich einst begraben werde,
An der Stelle lieb' ich dich.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with: C. Reinhold, Gedichte, Stuttgart: Carl Mäcken, 1853, pages 54-55


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "A traveler", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Un voyageur", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Een zwerver", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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