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Mein schöner Stern

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein schöner Stern! ich bitte dich,
O lasse du dein heitres Licht
Nicht trüben durch den Dampf in mir,
Vielmehr den Dampf in mir zu Licht,
Mein schöner Stern, verklären hilf!

Mein schöner Stern! ich bitte dich,
Nicht senk' herab zur Erde dich,
Weil du mich noch hier unten siehst,
Heb' auf vielmehr zum Himmel mich,
Mein schöner Stern, wo du schon bist!

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Mijn mooie ster", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "My radiant star", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Stella mia cara", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:48

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Mijn mooie ster

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Mijn mooie ster, ik smeek het je,
O, laat toch niet je helder licht
Door mist in mij vertroebelen,
Maar help de mist in mij tot licht,
Mijn mooie ster, verhelderen!
Mijn mooie ster, ik smeek het je,
Zink niet omlaag ter aarde neer;
Nu jij mij nog hier gadeslaat,
Til naar de hemel mij veeleer,
Mijn mooie ster, waar jij al staat.

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Text added to the website: 2013-07-05 00:00:00.

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