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Du weisst es nicht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schon graut der Tag im Osten,
Und durch die Wolken bricht
Ein bleicher Strahl der Sonne:
Ich lebe, du weisst es nicht!

Im Herzen unendliches Sehnen,
Schau ich empor zum Licht,
Es füllt mein Auge mit Thränen:
Ich liebe, du weisst es nicht!

Mir gegenüber im Spiegel
Schau ich ein bleiches Gesicht,
Es trägt des Todtes Siegel:
Ich sterbe, du weisst es nicht!

Translation(s): ENG RUS

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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)

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "You know it not", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2011-08-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:31
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