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Hätt' es nimmer gedacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Hätt' es nimmer gedacht,
Dass [ein]1 Strom so heiss
Im Winter würd' zu starrem Eis!
Dass ein Ringlein von Gold,
So den Finger schmückt,
Wie'n Mühlstein schwer
Auf die Seele drückt!
Dass nach prangendem Tag
So stürmisch die Nacht,
So krank das Herz,
[Hätt' es nimmer gedacht]2!

Translation(s): ENG

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1 Gänsbacher: "der"
2 Gänsbacher: "Hätt's nie gedacht"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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 [singable] (Gwendolen Gore) , title 1: "Disillusion"

Text added to the website: 2007-03-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:20
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Word count: 47

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