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Laß mich vor dir niedersinken

Language: German (Deutsch)

Laß mich vor dir niedersinken,
Blicken in dein Angesicht.
Laß mich ätherdürsten trinken
Deines Auges reines Licht. 

Laß mich dir begeistert singen
Einen letzten Erdengruß,
Meine Arme um dich schlingen
Und vergehn an deinem Kuß. 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Nach dem Gewitter. Gedichte von Betty Paoli, Pesth: Gustav Heckenast, 1843, page 55.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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: 2018-12-16 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-12-16 19:13:10

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