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Das Echo

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich rief im Wald einst: "Liebe, 
o komm, beglücke mich bald!"
Da rief das Echo trübe:
"Zu alt, zu alt, zu alt."

Verdrossen rief ich weiter:
"Bin ja erst sechzehn Jahr!"
Da rief das Echo heiter:
"Du Narr, du Narr, du Narr:"


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Harry Joelson

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The echo", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-03-16.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:38
Line count: 8
Word count: 42

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