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Fahr wohl mein Vaterland

Language: German (Deutsch)

Den Kiel unbrausen wild die Wogen,
die Küste wird zum Nebelland,
es schweift die Möw' im weiten Bogen.
Fahr wohl, mein teures Vaterland!

Es saust der Wind, die Wogen jagen,
o bitt'res Wehe, nie gekannt,
mit tränenschwerem Blick zu sagen:
Fahr wohl, mein teures Vaterland!

Das Schiff geht hoch, die Wellen schäumen,
es sprotzt ihr Gischt mir auf die Hand,
o lasst mich heimwärts träumen.
Fahr wohl, mein teures Vaterland!

Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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