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O Rose, thou art sick!

Language: English

O Rose, thou art sick!
The invisible worm
That flies in the night,
In the howling storm,

Has found out thy bed
Of crimson joy:
And his dark secret love
Does thy life destroy.


Translation(s): CAT FRE FRE GER GER GER IRI NYN RUS SPA

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Jacques-Louis Monod , title unknown CAT IRI NYN RUS GER SPA GER by René Leibowitz.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by W. Wilhelm , title unknown CAT IRI NYN RUS FRE SPA FRE by Michael Thiele.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • NYN Norwegian (Nynorsk) (Are Frode Søholt) , title 1: "Elegi", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • RUS Russian (Русский) [singable] (Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov) , title 1: "Больная роза", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Walter A. Aue) , title 1: "Die erkrankte Rose", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "La rose malade", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Die kranke Rose", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Pablo Sabat) , title 1: "Elegía"
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "La rosa malalta", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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