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Hennes budskap

Language: Swedish (Svenska)

Kom, du sorgsna nordan;
Varje gång du kommer.
Bär du bud från henne.
Kommer du i fläkten.
Bär du hennes suckar;
Kommer du i ilen.
Bär du hennes klagan;
Kommer du i stormen.
Bär du hennes verop:
"Ve mig, edsförgätna.
Ve mig, ensam blevna!
Ur den gamles armar,
Från hans kalla kyssar,
O, vem för mig åter
Till min varma yngling,
Till min första kärlek!"

Translation(s): ENG FIN FRE GER

List of language codes

Submitted by John Versmoren


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Her message", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Tytön viesti", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Son message", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-07-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:08
Line count: 16
Word count: 65

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Son message

Language: French (Français) after the Swedish (Svenska)

Viens, triste vent du nord ;
Chaque fois que tu viens
Tu apportes un message d'elle.
Si tu viens comme une brise,
Tu apportes ses soupirs ;
Si tu viens comme une rafale
Tu apportes sa complainte ;
Si tu viens comme une tempête,
Tu apportes son cri de douleur :
"Hélas, mes serments ont été oubliés,
Hélas, je suis restée seule !
Loin des bras du vieux,
Loin de ses baisers froids,
Oh, qui me ramènera
À mon doux jeune homme,
À mon premier amour !"

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Text added to the website: 2009-09-16.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:22
Line count: 16
Word count: 87