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Rothhaarig ist mein Schätzelein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Rothhaarig ist mein Schätzelein,
Rothhaarig wie ein Fuchs,
Und Zähne hat's wie Helfenbein
Und Augen wie ein Luchs.

Und Wangen wie ein Rosenblatt
Und Lippen wie ein Kirsch,
Und wenn es ausgeschlafen hat,
So schreitet's wie ein Hirsch.

Im Köpfchen sitzt ihm ein Kobold,
Ein Grübchen in dem Kinn,
Ein Herzchen hat es klar wie Gold 
Und kreuzfidelen Sinn.

Wie Silberglöcklein spricht's und lacht's,
Wie eine Lerche singt's,
Und tanzen kann's und Knixe macht's,
Und wie ein Heuschreck springt's.

Und lieben thut's mich, Zapperlot! 
Das weiss was Lieben heisst,
Und küsst es mich -- Schockschwerenoth! 
Ich denk' manchmal, es beisst.

Doch weiter kriegt ihr nichts heraus,
Und fragt ihr früh und spat,
Es kratzt mir sonst die Augen aus,
Wenn ich noch mehr verrath.


Translation(s): ENG

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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) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-09-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:23

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