The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Tod

Language: German (Deutsch)

Entlang die dürre Hecke, die Blüten einst geregnet,
Geh' ich allein, wo er mir so manches Mal begegnet.
Mein Herz fängt an zu klopfen, wie sonst, wenn ich ihn sah,
Und weiß doch, niemand, niemand nun wartet meiner da.
Sieh, schwarz verhüllt im Mantel nach meines Liebsten Art,
Lehnt einer an den Zweigen und späht hinaus und harrt.
Er winkt mir. Blätter tanzen im Nebel um ihn her.
Es ist der Tod. Ich komme -- Umarmst du so wie er?


Translation(s): FRE

List of language codes

Submitted by 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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Mort", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2010-05-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:36
Line count: 8
Word count: 79

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse imslp.org (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works