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Language: German (Deutsch) after the Romanian (Română)

Viele Blumen blüh'n auf Erden,
lieblich schöne, düftereiche;
Maienglöckchen süße, bleiche,
euch im weiten Blumenreiche
keine kann verglichen werden.

Seid der Engel holde Tränen,
die zur Erde niederfallen,
wenn sie in den Sternenhallen
weinend auf- und niederwallen
in unendlich süßem Schein.

Seid so lieblich und so milde,
wie nur sie, die zarte Kleine;
und wenn ich im Sonnenscheine
euch erschaue, glänzend reine,
seh' ich sie in eurem Bilde.

Plötzlich doch ein kaltes Wehen
knickt euch rasch das junge Leben!
Und so muss des Herzens Weben,
süße Luft und edles Streben,
wie die Blume bald vergehen.

Submitted by Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]


Based on
  • a text in Romanian (Română) by Vasile Alecsandri (1821 - 1890) [text unavailable]
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Eusebius Mandyczewski. Go to the text.

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

Text added to the website: 2015-02-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-02-04 10:29:21

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