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Guten Abend, gute Nacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Guten Abend, [gute]1 Nacht, 
Mit Rosen bedacht,
Mit Näglein besteckt,
Schlupf' unter die Deck,
Morgen früh, [wenns]2 Gott will,
Wirst du wieder geweckt.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA POR SPA

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Confirmed with Achim von Arnim und Clemens Brentano, Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Band 3, Stuttgart, 1979, page 304.

1 Brahms: "gut' "
2 Brahms: "wenn"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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

  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Axel Bergstedt) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Good evening, good night", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Buonasera, buonanotte", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (unknown or anonymous translator)
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Bonsoir, bonne nuit", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Goedenavond, goedenacht", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-02-07.
Last modified: 2015-11-03 14:17:38
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Good evening, good night

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Good evening, good night,
Bedecked with roses,
Covered with carnations,
Slip under the blanket
Early tomorrow, God willing,
Will you be woken again.


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Text added to the website: 2003-11-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:14
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