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Und gehest du über den Kirchhof

Language: German (Deutsch)

Und geh[e]st du über den Kirchhof,
Da find'st du ein frisches Grab;
Da senkten sie mit Thränen
Ein schönes Herz hinab.

Und fragst du, woran's gestorben?
Kein Grabstein Antwort giebt;
Doch leise flüstern die [Lüftchen]1,
Es hatte zu heiß geliebt.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Brahms: "Winde"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Kelly Dean Hansen) , "If you go across the churchyard", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2013, (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: 40

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