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O was bleibt dem armen Herzen

Language: German (Deutsch)

[O was]1 bleibt dem armen Herzen,
Wenn die schöne Liebe floh!

Heimlich zehrt an mir ein Wehe
Nach den süßen Jugendscherzen,
Da ich in der Holden Nähe
Tage lebte still und froh;
Und verwaiset im Gemüte
Fühl' ich's unter bittern Schmerzen:
Einmal bringt der Lenz die Blüte,
Aber auch nur einmal so.

O was bleibt dem armen Herzen,
Wenn die schöne Liebe floh!

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1 Busch: "Ach, was"; further changes may exist not shown above.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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