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Die Nacht bricht an

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Wolkengebirg' umfließt
Die Sonne, die herabgesunken.
Der Tag, noch müd von allen Kämpfen, schließt.
Einsam am Ufer treibt ein Kahn
Und alles, alles ist getan.

Und alles ruhen will,
So todesmüd, so traurig still.
Ein spätes Lied, die Nacht bricht an,
Und alles, alles ist getan.

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: 2005-10-15.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:06
Line count: 9
Word count: 47

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