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Die Feder

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Federchen flog über Land;
Ein Nilpferd schlummerte im Sand.
Die Feder sprach: "Ich will es wecken!"
Sie liebte, andere zu necken.
Aufs Nilpferd setzte sich die Feder
Und streichelte sein dickes Leder.
Das Nilpferd öffnete den Rachen
Und mußte ungeheuer lachen.

Translation(s): ENG

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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 (Gary Bachlund) , title 1: "The feather", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-03-09.
Last modified: 2016-10-28 15:49:57
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