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Lied der Lulu: Comodo

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn sich die Menschen um meinetwillen umgebracht haben,
so setzt das meinen Wert nicht herab.
Du hast so gut gewußt, weswegen du mich zur Frau nahmst, 
wie ich gewußt habe, weswegen ich dich zum Mann nahm.
Du hattest deine besten Freunde mit mir betrogen,
du konntest nicht gut auch noch dich selber mit mir betrügen.
Wenn du mir deinen Lebensabend zum Opfer bringst, 
so hast du meine ganze Jugend dafür gehabt.
Ich habe nie in der Welt etwas anderes scheinen wollen, 
als wofür man mich genommen hat. 
Und man hat mich nie in der Welt für etwas anderes genommen, 
als was ich bin.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

List of language codes

Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Samuel Atkins Eliot) , title unknown, published 1918

Text added to the website: 2009-01-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:03

Line count: 12
Word count: 103

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