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Bei Nacht und Nebel fahr' ich fort

Language: German (Deutsch)

Bei Nacht und Nebel fahr' ich fort,
Frag' nicht, wohin es geht?
Denn ach, was Liebes ließ ich dort,
Das noch am Fenster steht.
Vom lieben Mund das Abschiedswort
Ich hör' es früh und spät.
Das treue Aug' bleibt immerfort
Der Stern, der mit mir geht.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Gedichte von C. Reinhold, Stuttgart: C. Mäcken, Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1853, page 50


Submitted by Joanna Lonergan and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)

  • by Josephine Lang (1815 - 1880), "Bei Nacht und Nebel", op. 26 (Sechs Lieder für Mezzosopran oder Alt) no. 2 (1847), published 1860 [mezzo-soprano or alto, piano], Leipzig: Friedrich Kistner [ sung text verified 1 time]

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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