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Einst hielt ich Dich umwunden

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Einst hielt ich Dich umwunden
Mit jugendstarkem Arm:
Die Jugend ist [verschwunden]1,
Doch schlägt mein Herz noch warm.

In meinem Lebensringe
Bist Du der Edelstein,
Und alles was ich singe,
Sing ich nur Dir allein!


Translation(s): ENG

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F. Liszt sets stanza 2, 1

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Confirmed with Aus dem Nachlasse Mirza Schaffy's: Neues Liederbuch mit Prolog und erlänterndem Nachtrag von Friedrich Bodenstedt, Vierte Auflage, Berlin, J. Kofmann & Comp., 1876 p. 27.

1 Liszt: "entschwunden"

Submitted by Virginia Knight

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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