Gestorben war ich
Language: German (Deutsch)
Gestorben war ich
Begraben lag ich
In ihren Armen;
[Erwecket]1 ward ich
Von ihren Küßen;
Den Himmel sah ich
In ihren Augen.
Translation(s): ENG FRE SPA
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1 Beer: "erweckt"
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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)
- by Gary Bachlund , "Seliger Tod", 2009. [medium voice or high voice and piano] [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Max Joseph Beer (1851 - 1908), "Seliger Tod", op. 4 (Drei Lieder und Gesänge mit Pianoforte) no. c, published  [voice and piano], Wien: V. Kratochwill ; Leipzig: R. Forberg [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Emile-Robert Blanchet (1877 - 1943), "Seliger Tod", published 1902/3 [voice and piano], from Drei Lieder, no. 1. [ sung text not verified ]
- by Robert Fuchs (1847 - 1927), "Seliger Tod", op. 41 (Sechs Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 1, published 1886 [voice and piano], Berlin, Simrock [ sung text not verified ]
- by F. Hernandez , "Seliger Tod", published 1899 [voice and piano], from Sieben Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte, no. 5, Leipzig, Robitschek [ sung text not verified ]
- by Conradin Kreutzer (1780 - 1849), "Seliger Tod", op. 24 (6 Gedichte von Uhland) no. 3, published 1845 [vocal quartet of male voices or men's chorus a cappella], Mainz, Schott [ sung text not verified ]
- by Conradin Kreutzer (1780 - 1849), "Seliger Tod", op. 64, Heft 1 no. 2, KWV 9108 no. 2, published [1825/26] [voice and piano], from Lieder und Romanzen mit Klavierbegleitung, no. 2, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [ sung text not verified ]
- by Franz (Ferenc) Liszt (1811 - 1886), "Gestorben war ich", S. 308, published 1850. [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by George W. Marston (1840 - 1901), "Seliger Tod", published 1890 [tenor or soprano and piano], from Album für Sopran (oder Tenor) mit Pianofortebegleitung, no. 7, Leipzig, A.P. Schmidt [ sung text not verified ]
- by Paul von Vegesack , "Seliger Tod", published 1899 [low voice and piano], from Zwei Lieder für 1 tiefere Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung, no. 2, Riga, Neldner [ sung text not verified ]
- by Pauline Viardot-García (1821 - 1910), "Seliger Tod", 1838. [voice and piano] [ sung text not verified ]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Bienheureuse mort", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Yo había muerto", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52
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Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)
De la volupté d'aimer ;
Enterré, je gisais
Dans ses bras :
Je fus réveillé
Par ses baisers ;
Je vis le ciel
Dans ses yeux.
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- a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Seliger Tod", appears in Lieder ENG SPA
- This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gary Bachlund, Max Joseph Beer, Emile-Robert Blanchet, Robert Fuchs, F. Hernandez, Conradin Kreutzer, Franz Liszt, George W. Marston, Paul von Vegesack, Pauline Viardot-García. Go to the text.
Text added to the website: 2010-11-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:07
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