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Nicht lange täuschte mich das Glück

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nicht lange täuschte mich das Glück,
Das du mir zugelogen,
Dein Bild ist wie ein falscher Traum
Mir durch das Herz gezogen.

Der Morgen kam, die Sonne schien,
Der Nebel ist zerronnen;
Geendigt hatten wir schon längst,
Eh wir noch kaum begonnen.


Translation(s): ENG

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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)

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "Not long ago, I was deceived by happiness", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-11-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:59

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Not long ago, I was deceived by happiness

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Not long ago, I was deceived by happiness,
Since you were lying to me,
Your image is like a false dream
That drifted through my heart.

The morning came, the sun shone,
The mist melted away;
We had already reached our end
before we had hardly started.


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Text added to the website: 2013-06-21 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:14

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