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Dans ton cœur dort un clair de lune

Language: French (Français)

Dans ton cœur dort un clair de lune,
Un doux clair de lune d'été,
[Et loin de]1 la vie importune,
Je me [viens perdre en]2 ta clarté.

J'oublierai les douleurs passées,
Mon amour, quand tu berceras
Mon triste cœur et mes pensées
Dans le calme aimant de tes bras.

Tu prendras ma tête malade,
Oh ! [certain soir sur]3 tes genoux,
Et lui diras une ballade
Qui semblera parler de nous ;

Et dans tes yeux pleins de tristesse,
Dans tes yeux alors je boirai
Tant de baisers et de tendresses
Que peut-être je guérirai.


Translation(s): DUT ENG GER SPA

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Confirmed with L'Illusion, troisième édition, Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1893, p. 16.

1 Duparc, Saint-Saëns: "Et pour fuir"
2 Duparc, Saint-Saëns: "noierai dans"
3 Duparc, Saint-Saëns: "quelquefois, sur"

Submitted by Ted Perry

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , "In je hart slaapt een maanlicht", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , copyright ©
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Nele Gramß) , "Das traurige Lied", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Xavier Rivera) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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