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Leuchtende Tage

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach, unsre leuchtenden Tage
[Glänzen wie ewige]1 Sterne.
Als Trost für [künftige]2 Klage
Glüh'n sie aus [goldener]3 Ferne.

Nicht weinen, weil sie vorüber!
Lächeln, weil sie gewesen!
[Und werden die Tage auch trüber]4,
Unsere Sterne erlösen!

Translation(s): ENG

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1 Marx: "Sie glänzen wie ew'ge"
2 Marx: "künft'ge"
3 Marx: "goldner"
4 Marx: "Und werden die Tage trüber"; Zilcher: "Werden die Tage auch trüber".

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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Radiant days", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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