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«Warum bin ich vergänglich, o Zeus?» so...

Language: German (Deutsch)

«Warum bin ich vergänglich, o Zeus?» so fragte die Schönheit.
«Macht ich doch», sagte der Gott, «nur das Vergängliche schön.»

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Robert Kahn (1865 - 1951), "Warum bin ich vergänglich", op. 55 (Neun Lieder nach Gedichten von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) no. 2 (1911). [voice and piano] [
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