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Es ragt ins Meer der Runenstein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es ragt ins Meer der Runenstein,
da sitz' ich mit meinen Träumen.
Es pfeift der Wind, die Möwen schrein,
die Wellen, die wandern und schäumen.

Ich habe geliebt manch schönes Kind
und manchen guten Gesellen -
Wo sind [sie]1 hin? Es pfeift der Wind,
es schäumen und wandern die Wellen.


Translation(s): DAN ENG ENG ENG ENG ROM RUS RUS

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1 Bretan: "die"

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The Runenstein juts in the sea

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The Runenstein juts in the sea,
   I sit here with my dreams,
The billows wander foamingly;
   Winds pipe, the sea-mew screams.

Oh I have loved full many a lass,
   And many a worthy fellow,
Where have they gone? The shrill winds pass,
   And wandering foams the billow.


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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Neue Gedichte, in Verschiedene, in Seraphine, no. 14 DAN ROM RUS RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Conrad Johan Bartholdy, Konstantin Julius Becker, Johann Bohus, János Bókay, Nicolae Bretan, Carl Debrois van Bruyck, Felix Draeseke, Richard Farber, Don Forsythe, Robert Franz, Rich. Grelling, Edvard Grieg, Ferdinand Gumbert, L. Gundlach, jun., Georg Hartmann, Friedrich Hinrichs, Oswald Horlacher, Robert von Hornstein, Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Emil Kauffmann, Johanna Kinkel, Henning Karl Adam von Koss, Conrad Kühner, Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller, Hermann Lorenzen, Ernst Löwenberg, Friedrich August Naubert, Emil Naumann, Béla Nemes Hegyi, Th. Niemann, Joseph Pache, Julius Posse, Julius Postl, Bruno Ramann, Heinrich Reinhardt, August Schultz, Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, Heinrich Spangenberg, Wilhelm Stehle, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Nándor Zsolt. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2008-05-04.
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