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Wer machte dich so krank?

Language: German (Deutsch)

Daß du so krank geworden,
Wer hat es denn gemacht? --
Kein kühler Hauch aus Norden
Und keine Sternennacht.
 
Kein Schatten unter Bäumen,
Nicht Glut des Sonnenstrahls,
Kein Schlummern und kein Träumen
Im Blütenbett des Tals.
 
Kein Trunk vom Felsensteine,
Kein Wein aus vollem Glas,
Der Baumesfrüchte keine,
Nicht Blume und nicht Gras.
 
Daß ich trag' Todeswunden,
Das ist der Menschen Tun;
Natur ließ mich gesunden,
Sie lassen mich nicht ruhn.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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R. Schumann sets stanzas 1, 2, 4

Confirmed with: Kerners Werke, Zweiter Teil, Gedichte, ed. Raimund Pissin, Berlin, Leipzig, Wien, Stuttgart: Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., 1914, page 52


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Qui t'ha fet emmalaltir tant?", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Wie maakte je zo ziek?", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Who made you so ill?", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Que t'a-t-on donc fait", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Chi ti fa tanto male?", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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