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Die Verschwiegenen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich habe wohl, es sei hier laut
Vor aller Welt verkündigt,
Gar vielen heimlich anvertraut,
Was du an mir gesündigt.1

Ich sagt's dem ganzen Blumenheer,
Dem Veilchen sagt' ich's stille,
Der Rose laut und lauter der
Großäugigen Kamille.

Doch hat's dabei noch keine Not,
Bleib' munter nur und heiter,
Die es gewußt, sind alle tot,
Und sagen's nicht mehr weiter.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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1 Strauss ends this stanza with a semi-colon.

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De verzwegenen", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Judith Kellock) , "The discreet ones", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Les discrets", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Confidenti discreti", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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