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Die Müllerin

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Mühle, die dreht ihre Flügel,
 Der Sturm, der sauset darin,
Und unter der Linde am Hügel,
 Da weinet die Müllerin:

Lass sausen den Sturm und brausen,
 Ich habe gebaut auf den Wind;
Ich habe gebaut auf Schwüre --
 Da war ich ein törichtes Kind.

Noch hat mich der Wind nicht belogen,
 Der Wind, der blieb mir treu;
Und bin ich verarmt und betrogen --
 Die Schwüre, die waren nur Spreu.

Wo ist, der sie geschworen?
 Der Wind nimmt die Klagen nur auf;
Er hat sich auf's Wandern verloren --
 Es findet der Wind ihn nicht auf.


Translation(s): CAT DUT DUT ENG FRE

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Corien Sleeswijk) , "De molenarin", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De mulderin", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "The Mill-maid", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La meunière", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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