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Wo ist mein Traum geblieben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wo ist mein Traum geblieben,
Mein rosenroter - von Frauen
In Gärten und ihrem Lieben
In Nächten, warmen, blauen?

Wo ist mein Traum geblieben,
Mein Traum von Rossedampf
Und Siegen, Wunden und Hieben
Und blutrot hellem Kampf?

Im Glase dunkelt Burgunder
Und treibet leichten Schaum --
O warum gingst du unter,
Jugend, du schöner Traum?

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 64.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "What happened to my dream", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Où est passé mon rêve", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2014-01-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:15

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Word count: 54

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Où est passé mon rêve

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Où est passé mon rêve,
Mon rêve rose-rouge – de femmes
Dans des jardins, et leur amour
En des nuits, chaudes, bleues ?

Où est passé mon rêve,
Mon rêve de chevaux fumants,
Et de victoires, blessures et coups
Et de lumineux combats rouges sang ?

Dans le verre le bourgogne s'obscurcit
Et produit une mousse légère –
Ô pourquoi t'es-tu noyée,
Jeunesse, beau rêve ?

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Text added to the website: 2019-05-03 00:00:00.

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Word count: 66