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Language: German (Deutsch)

Warum willst Du's mir nicht glauben,
Daß gerne ich dich hab?
Die Dornen will ich tragen
Von Rosen, die ich dir gab.
Und vom Wege, den wir gehen,
Will räumen ich jeden Stein.
Warum willst Du's nicht glauben,
Daß mein Herz gehoret dein.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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 (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Pourquoi ?", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-02-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:50
Line count: 8
Word count: 43

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Pourquoi ?

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

Pourquoi ne veux-tu pas croire
Que je t'aime vraiment ?
Je porterai les épines
Des roses que je t'ai données.
Et des chemins que nous avons suivis
J'enlèverai chaque pierre.
Pourquoi ne veux-tu pas croire
Que mon cœur t'appartient ?

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Dora Pejačević (1885 - 1923), "Warum?"
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Dora Pejačević. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2013-02-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:08
Line count: 8
Word count: 40