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Language: German (Deutsch)

Du ziehst dahin in weite Fern'
Auf Nimmerwiederseh'n;
O möge stets Dein guter Stern
Dir treu zur Seite geh'n!

Ich bleibe einsam hier zurück,
Hab' keine Seele mehr,
Die so, wie Du, mit sanftem Blick
Beschwür' meiner Stürme Heer.

Zieh' hin! Und tönt im fernen Land
An's Ohr Dir Harfenklang,
Dann denk' der Weisen altbekannt,
Die einst mein Mund Dir sang!

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)

Text added to the website: 2009-08-25.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:20
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Word count: 61

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