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Language: French (Français)

Le bon Pierrot, que la foule contemple,
Ayant fini les noces d'Arlequin,
Suit en songeant le boulevard du Temple.
Une fillette au souple casaquin
En vain l'agace de son oeil coquin ;
Et cependant mystérieuse et lisse
Faisant de lui sa plus chère délice,
La blanche lune aux cornes de taureau
Jette un regard de son oeil en coulisse
À son ami Jean Gaspard Deburau.

Translation(s): CHI ENG GER

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Jean-Gaspard Deburau: a famous French mime (1796-1846)

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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 (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Pierrot", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (汉语 / 漢語) (Yen-Chiang Che) , title 1: "皮耶羅", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Ingrid Schmithüsen) , title 1: "Pierrot", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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