by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Michael P. Rosewall

Auch in der Ferne dir so nah!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
Auch in der Ferne dir so nah!
Und unerwartet kommt die Qual.
Da hör ich wieder dich einmal.
Auf einmal bist du wieder da!

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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) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , title 1: "To Suleika", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "À Souleika", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30
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To Suleika
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Even far away you feel so near!
And unexpectedly comes the pain.
When once again I hear your voice,
Suddenly you are there again!

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2014 by Michael P. Rosewall, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2014-04-19 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:32
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