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Lebe wohl, lebe wohl, mein Lieb!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Lebe wohl, lebe wohl, mein Lieb!
Muß noch heute scheiden.
Einen Kuß, einen Kuß [mir gib]1!
Muß dich ewig meiden. 

Eine Blüt', eine Blüt' mir brich
Von dem Baum im Garten!
Keine Frucht, keine Frucht für mich!
Darf sie nicht erwarten.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Karg-Elert: "für mich"

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Farewell", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Adieu", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2015-01-28 09:58:55
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Farewell

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Farewell, farewell, my love!
I must leave today.
One kiss, give me one kiss!
For I must leave you forever.

One blossom, pick me one blossom
From the tree in the garden!
No fruit, no fruit for me! --
I dare not expect it.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Lebewohl", appears in Lieder, in Wanderlieder, no. 1, first published 1815 FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince Consort, C. Altenburg, Julius André, Francis Edward Bache, Charles Ainslie Barry, August Bungert, Julius Buths, Carl Collischonn, Anna Cramer, Berthold Damcke, Johannes Doebber, Friedrich August Dressler, W. Eckardt, Gustav Erlanger, Franz Xaver Gruber, George Henschel, Henry Hepple, Gustave Léon Huberti, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Friedrich von Kerstorf, Theodor Kewitsch, Bernhard Klein, Conradin Kreutzer, Carl Krill, Ernst Löwenberg, Ferdinand Möhring, Friedrich August Naubert, Franz Radnitzky, Othmar Schoeck, Franz Joseph Schütky, Catharina Van Rennes, Joseph Weiss, Johann Baptist Zerlett. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52
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