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Wenn zwei von einander scheiden

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn zwei von einander scheiden,
So geben sie sich die Händ',
Und fangen an zu weinen,
Und seufzen ohne End'.

Wir haben nicht [geweinet]1,
Wir seufzten nicht Weh und Ach!
Die [Tränen und die [Seufzer]2,
Die kamen hinten nach.


Translation(s): FRE ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE ENG UKR ENG RUS ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE
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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 153.

1 Reinecke: "geweint"
2 Decker, Reinecke: "Seufzer und die Tränen"

Submitted by Emily Ezust and Pierre Mathé

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in English, a translation by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1861 - 1936) FRE RUS FRE UKR by David Emmell.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE RUS FRE UKR by Victor Harris.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE RUS FRE UKR by Alfred Heller.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Dorothea Hollins (fl. 1935) FRE RUS FRE UKR by Dorothea Hollins.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE RUS FRE UKR by Emil Kreuz.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG RUS ENG UKR by Hubert Ferdinand Kufferath.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Alfred Kalisch FRE RUS FRE UKR by Kate Lee.
  • Also set in Ukrainian (Українська), a translation by Maksim Antonivich Slavinsky (1868? - 1945?) ENG FRE RUS ENG FRE by Mykola Vitaliyovych Lysenko.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Charles Fonteyn Manney (1872 - 1951) , published 1898 FRE RUS FRE UKR by Charles Fonteyn Manney.
  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG FRE ENG FRE UKR by Dmitry Mikheyevich Melkikh.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE RUS FRE UKR by Herbert Frederick Birch Reynardson.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Robert Garran , copyright © FRE RUS FRE UKR by Peter Sculthorpe.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Mrs. Bertram Shapleigh FRE RUS FRE UKR by Bertram Shapleigh.
  • Also set in English, a translation by C. Hugo Laubach FRE RUS FRE UKR by Beatrice Hallet.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, from Intermezzo lyrique, no. 49, published 1827
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) (Harald Krebs) , title 1: "When two people part", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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