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Leucht't heller denn die Sonne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Leucht't heller [denn]1 die Sonne,
Ihr beiden Äugelein!
Bei dir ist Freud' und Wonne,
Du zartes Jungfräulein,
Du bist mein Augenschein,
Wär ich bei dir allein,
Kein Leid sollt mich anfechten,
Wollt allzeit fröhlich sein!

Dein Reiz ist aus der Maßen
Gleichwie der Blumen Art;
Wenn du gehst auf der Straßen,
Gar oft ich deiner wart,
Ob ich gleich lang muß stehn
Im Regen, Sturm und Schnee,
Kein Müh soll mich verdrießen,
Wenn ich dich, Herzlieb, seh.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy sets stanza 1

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1 Mendelssohn: "als"

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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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "You beamed brighter than the sun", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Votre lumière est plus claire que le soleil", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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