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Language: German (Deutsch)

"Dem Auge fern, dem Herzen nah!"
Als ich die alte Grabschrift sah
Im eingesunknen Marmorstein,
Da fiel mein totes Lieb mir ein.

O Gott, ich schrieb schon tausendmal
Das gleiche Lied aus gleicher Qual,
Und war doch keins wie dieses da:
"Dem Auge fern, dem Herzen nah!"

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Jakob Kellner


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):

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "Épitaphe", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "Epitaph", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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