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Language: German (Deutsch)

Leise all ihr Lieben,
Weckt mein Söhnchen nicht!
Schlafen soll er bis zum
Frühen Morgenlicht.
War am Tag so munter,
Sonne schien so hell;
Ich leg't ihn am Abend
Drum zu Bette schnell.
Still du großer Hector,
Weckt' mir nicht mein Kind;
Stör' ihn nicht im Schlummer
Wie der böse Wind.
Komm am nächsten Morgen
Und begrüß ihn dann,
Wohl wird er sich freuen
Und dich lächeln an.
Ruhig all ihr Thierchen,
Legt euch nun zur Ruh',
Denn mein kleiner Heini
Macht die Äuglein zu.
"Mütterlein und Englein
Halten bei dir Wacht,
Drum mein süßes Kindchen
Gute, gute Nacht!"

Translation(s): ENG

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Florence Z. Marshall) , title 1: "A child's song"

Text added to the website: 2012-05-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:27

Line count: 24
Word count: 99

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