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Mein Herz will dir dienen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Herz will dir dienen
Und fragt nicht, wofür!
Wie der Mond oft geschienen
Dir nachts vor der Tür.

Hast goldene Dinge
Zum Schmuck oder Scherz,
Und hast, was ich singe
Und hast auch mein Herz.

Ob auch andre sich zeigen
In reicherer Pracht,
Hast du doch zu eigen
Was ein Goldschmied nicht macht.

Wenn die Reichsten nur funkeln
So lang man sie sieht,
Steht dir schön noch im Dunkeln
Mein Herz und mein Lied.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2011-08-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:30
Line count: 16
Word count: 75

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