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Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Blitzstrahl durchlohte die Wolkennacht,
Eine Eiche hat er zu Fall gebracht.
Der Nordwind durchbrauste den Rosenstrauch,
Da sanken entblättert die Blüten auch -

O Eichentrotz, o Blütenduft,
O Jugendhoffen, o Frühlingsluft,
Es leitet des Schicksals urewige Bahn
Über Leichen zu neuen Siegen heran.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2009-10-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:24
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