O ihr Herren
Language: German (Deutsch)
O ihr Herren, o ihr werten
großen reichen Herren all!
Braucht in euren schönen Gärten
ihr denn keine Nachtigall?
Hier ist eine, die ein stilles
Plätzchen sucht die Welt entlang.
Räumt mir eines ein, ich will es
euch bezahlen mit Gesang.
Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE
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Submitted by Margo Briessinck
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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "O, gij heren", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , "O you gentlemen", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English [singable] (E. Buek)
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Ô vous Messieurs", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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