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Frühling

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es fahren leise junge Wolken durchs Blaue,
Kinder singen und Blumen lachen im Gras;
Meine müden Augen, wohin ich schaue,
Wollen vergessen, was ich in Büchern las.

Wahrlich alles Schwere, das ich gelesen,
Stäubt hinweg und war nur ein Winterwahn,
Meine Augen schauen erfrischt und genesen
Eine neue, erquellende Schöpfung an.

Aber was mir im eigenen Herzen geschrieben,
Von der Vergänglichkeit aller Schöne steht,
Ist von Frühling zu Frühling stehen geblieben,
Wird von keinem Winde mehr weggeweht.


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 142.


Submitted by 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) , "Spring", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Printemps", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2014-03-11.
Last modified: 2018-08-30 10:20:39
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