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Leer ist der Tag, er geht zu Ende

Language: German (Deutsch)

Leer ist der Tag, er geht zu Ende,
Fort, heißes, unbarmherziges Licht!
Komm, süße Trösterin Nacht und sende
Herauf mir mein liebes Traumgesicht.
Dann seh' ich ihn wieder mit Entzücken,
Den Stern meines Lebens, der mir verblich,
Und ich darf an die sehnende Brust ihn drücken,
Und es träumet mein Herz, er liebte mich.
Seine Hand so warm, seine Lippen so wonnig,
Und er spricht es zu mir, das berückende Wort,
Seine Stirn so klar, sein Auge so sonnig,
Durch alle Himmel trägt er mich fort.

Translation(s): ENG

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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: 2008-07-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:31
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