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Ein Röslein zog ich mir im Garten

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Röslein zog ich mir im Garten,
Ich hatte [meine Freude dran]1.
Ja, sprach es immer, ich bin dein,
Ich blühe nur für dich allein.

Ein Röslein zog ich mir im Garten,
[Ihm gab ich hin]2 mein ganzes Herz.
Wie konnt' ich doch so glücklich sein!
Es blühte nur für mich allein.

Ein Röslein zog ich mir im Garten,
Ein Andrer hat es abgepflückt.
Was mich erfreuet hat so sehr,
Ich find' es nun und nimmermehr.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Strauss: "meine Freud daran"
2 Strauss: "Ich gab ihm hin"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "I was drawn toward a rose in the garden", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "J'ai attiré une petite rose dans mon jardin", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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