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Eine starke, schwarze Barke

Language: German (Deutsch)

Eine starke, schwarze Barke
segelt trauervoll dahin.
Die vermummten und verstummten
Leichenhüter sitzen drin.

Toter Dichter, stille liegt er,
mit entblößtem Angesicht;
seine blauen Augen schauen
immer noch zum Himmelslicht.

Aus der Tiefe klingts, als riefe
eine kranke Nixenbraut,
und die Wellen, sie zerschellen
an dem Kahn, wie Klagelaut.


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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)

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:32

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