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Du feuchter Frühlingsabend

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du feuchter Frühlingsabend,
Wie hab' ich dich so gern!
Der Himmel ist wolkenverhangen,
Nur hier und da ein Stern.

[Wie]1 leiser Liebesodem
Hauchet so lau die Luft,
Es steigt aus allen [Talen]2
Ein warmer [Veilchenduft]3.

Ich möcht' ein Lied ersinnen,
Das diesem Abend gleich,
Und kann den Klang nicht finden,
So dunkel, mild und weich.


Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE FRE RUS

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1 in some versions, Geibel has "Ein"
2 Viardot-García: "Tälern"
3 in some versions, Geibel has "Frühlingsduft"

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "You damp spring evening", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Jean-Pierre Granger) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "En avril", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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