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Beglückt, beglückt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Beglückt, beglückt,
Wer dich erblickt,
Und deinen Himmel trinket;
[Wem]1 dein Gesicht
Voll Engellicht
Den Gruß des Friedens winket.

Ein süsser Blick,
Ein Wink, ein Nick,
Glänzt mir wie Frühlingssonnen;
Den ganzen Tag
Sinn' ich ihm nach,
Und schweb' in Himmelswonnen.

Dein holdes Bild
Führt mich so mild
An sanfter Blumenkette;
In meinem Arm
Erwacht es warm,
Und geht mit mir zu Bette.

Beglückt, beglückt,
Wer dich erblickt,
Und deinen Himmel trinket;
[Wen]2 süsser Blick
Und Wink und Nick
Zum süssern Kusse winket.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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A. Harder sets stanzas 1-3, 1

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludewig Heinrich Christoph Hölty. Besorgt durch seine Freunde Friederich Leopold Grafen zu Stolberg und Johann Heinrich Voß. Hamburg, bei Carl Ernst Bohn. 1783, pages 180-181.

This is the version of Hölty's poem heavily reworked by Voß. For the original version, see below.

1 Schubert (AGA): "Wenn"
2 Schubert: "Wem"

Submitted by Richard Morris and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De minnaar", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The lover", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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