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Gebet an Pierrot

Language: German (Deutsch) after the French (Français)

Pierrot! Mein Lachen
Hab ich verlernt!
Das Bild des Glanzes
Zerfloß - Zerfloß!

Schwarz weht die Flagge
Mir nun vom Mast.
Pierrot! Mein Lachen
Hab ich verlernt!

O gieb mir wieder,
Roßarzt der Seele,
Schneemann der Lyrik,
Durchlaucht vom Monde,
Pierrot - mein Lachen!

Translation(s): CHI ENG FRE ITA NYN

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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):

  • NYN Norwegian (Nynorsk) (Are Frode Søholt) , title 1: "Bøn til Pierrot", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Mimmi Fulmer) (Ric Merritt) , title 1: "Prayer to Pierrot", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Preghiera a Pierrot", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (汉语 / 漢語) (Yen-Chiang Che) , title 1: "向皮耶羅祈禱", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Prière à Pierrot", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-16.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:00
Line count: 13
Word count: 44

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Prière à Pierrot

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Pierrot ! Mon rire,
Je l'ai oublié !
L'éclat de l'image
S'est dissoute, dissoute !

Le pavillon flotte, noir,
Maintenant à mon mât.
Pierrot ! Mon rire,
Je l'ai oublié !

Oh, rends-le moi,
Vétérinaire de l'âme,
Bonhomme de neige de la poésie,
Altesse de la lune,
Pierrot -- Mon rire !

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Text added to the website: 2012-04-16.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:52
Line count: 13
Word count: 51