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Language: German (Deutsch)

Düster brennt und trüb die Flamme,
Schwarzer Rauch erfüllt die Luft,
Doch das Holz von edlem Stamme
Gibt dem Rauche Rosenduft.

Mächtig sprühn empor die Funken,
Denn der Tote, der da ruht,
Brannte liebend licht- und liebetrunken,
Lebend schon in heil'ger Glut.

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)

Text added to the website: 2011-04-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:06
Line count: 8
Word count: 42

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