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Wie der stöhnende Wind durch die Nacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie der stöhnende Wind durch die Nacht
Stürmt mein Verlangen nach dir,
Jede Sehnsucht ist aufgewacht -- 
O du, die mich krank gemacht,
Was weißt du von mir!
Leise lösch ich mein spätes Licht, 
Fiebernde Stunden zu wachen,
Und die Nacht hat dein Angesicht, 
Und der Wind, der von Liebe spricht,
Hat dein unvergeßliches Lachen!

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 207.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and 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)

Text added to the website: 2009-04-30 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2019-04-18 23:12:04
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