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Dorfabend

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Schäfer mit den Schafen
Zieht durch die stillen Gassen ein,
Die Häuser wollen schlafen
Und dämmern schon und nicken ein.

Ich bin in diesen Mauern
Der einzige fremde Mann zur Stund,
Es trinkt mein Herz mit Trauern
Den Kelch der Sehnsucht bis zum Grund.

Wohin der Weg mich führet,
Hat überall ein Herd gebrannt;
Nur ich hab nie gespüret,
Was Heimat ist und Vaterland.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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 22.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Evening in the village", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le soir au village", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-05-02.
Last modified: 2018-08-15 10:17:25
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Word count: 65

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