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Freiwillige her!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Freiwillige her!
Von der Memel bis zum Rhein,
von den Alpen bis zum Meer,
Freiwillige her!
Schwarz, Rot, Gold ist das Panier,
für dich, Deutschland, kämpfen wir!
Freiwillige her!

Freiwillige her!
Nehmt die Büchsen, zielet gut!
Auf zu Ross mit Schwert und Speer,
Freiwillige her!
Schwarz, Rot, Gold ist bedroht.
Vaterland! Sieg oder Tod!
Freiwillige her!

Freiwillige her!
Duldet ihr der Feinde Spott?
Ist der Fluch noch nicht zu schwer?
Freiwillige her!
Dänen, Welsche, wer es sei,
nieder fremde Tyrannei!
Freiwillige her!

Freiwillige her!
Durch das Volk da braust der Sturm:
Einig! Keine Trennung mehr!
Freiwillige her!
Einig! ruft's im Schlachtenrot!
Deutsches Volk, Sieg oder Tod!
Freiwillige her!

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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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 (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Volunteers join the ranks!", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Volontaires, en avant !", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Vrijwilligers hier!", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-08-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:14
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Word count: 108

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