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Es fliegt manch Vöglein in das Nest

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es fliegt manch Vöglein in das Nest,
Und fliegt auch [wied'r heraus;]1
Und bist du 'mal mein Schatz gewest,
So ist die Liebschaft aus.
Du hast mich schlimm betrogen
Um schnöden Geldgewinn --
Viel Glück, viel Glück zum reichen Mann!2
Geh du nur immer hin!
Viel Blümlein steh'n im hohen Korn
Von roth und blauer Zier,
Und hast du eins davon verlorn,
So such ein andres dir.
Glaub' nicht, daß ich mich gräme
Um deinen falschen Sinn --
Ich find' schon einen andern Schatz;2
Geh du nur immer hin!

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with: Gedichte von Emanuel Geibel, Berlin: Verlag von Alexander Duncker, 1855, page 239.

1 Silcher: "wiedrum aus,"
2 Silcher inserts: "Geh' du, la la la, geh' du, la la la,"

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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2007-07-10 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-03-19 22:31:14

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