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Ich will mich tief verneigen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich will mich tief verneigen
Vor dir und ziehen den Hut,
Ich will dir Lieder geigen
Rot wie Rosen und rot wie Blut.

Ich will mich vor dir bücken,
Wie man vor Fürstinnen tut,
Und will dich mit Rosen schmücken,
Mit Rosen rot wie Blut.

Ich will auch zu dir beten,
Wie man vor Heiligen kniet,
Mit meiner wilden, verschmähten
Liebe und meinem Lied.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Hermann Lauscher, Mit frühen, teils unveröffentlichten Zeichnungen und einem Nachwort von Gunter Böhmer, Frankfurt am Main: Insel Verlag, 1976, page 90.

Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 1 Jugendschriften, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2001, page 280.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , no title, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2014-10-21 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-09-01 12:49:04
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Word count: 64

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