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Und willst du deinen Liebsten sterben...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Und willst du deinen Liebsten sterben sehen,
So trage nicht dein Haar gelockt, du Holde.
Laß von den Schultern frei sie niederwehen;
Wie Fäden sehn sie aus von purem Golde.
Wie goldne Fäden, die der Wind bewegt - 
  Schön sind die Haare, schön ist, die sie trägt!
Goldfäden, Seidenfäden ungezählt -
  Schön sind die Haare, schön ist, die sie strählt!


Translation(s): ENG FRE HEB

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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 (Donna Bareket) , title 1: "And if you see your lover die", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , title 1: "ואם את רוצה לראות את אהובך מת", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:02
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Word count: 60

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And if you see your lover die

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

And if you see your lover die,
Don't wear your hair in curls, darling.
Let it tumble free from  your shoulders;
Like golden threads it looks like pure gold.
Like golden threads, stirred by the wind -
Beautiful is the hair,  beautiful is she who bears it!
Golden threads, silken threads  innumerable -
Beautiful is the hair, beautiful is she who combs it!


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Donna (Bareket) Breitzer, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2003-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:02
Line count: 8
Word count: 63