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Liebeslied

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich singe von deinem seidenen Schuh
Und von deinem rauschenden Kleid,
Ich träume dich jede Nacht, o du,
Meine Böse, mein Herzeleid!

Ich weiß keinen Namen als deinen,
Ich kann um keinen Schmerz
Und um keine Lust mehr weinen,
Als um dich allein, mein Herz.

Ich will kein Glück mehr kennen
Und keine andere Not,
Als um dich in Sehnsucht brennen -
O du, warum bist du tot?


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 152.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Authorship

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) , "Love song", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chanson d'amour", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-04-29.
Last modified: 2018-09-30 04:58:30
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Word count: 68

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