by Karl August Candidus (1817 - 1872)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

Jägerlied
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
Jäger, was jagst du die Häselein?
Häselein jag' ich, das muß so sein.
Jäger, was steht dir im Auge dein?
Tränen wohl sind es, das muß so sein.

Jäger, was hast du im Herzelein?
Liebe und Leiden, das muß so sein.
Jäger, wann holst du dein Liebchen heim?
Nimmer, ach nimmer, das muß so sein.

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Huntsman's song", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Chant du chasseur", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Jagerslied", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Jagerslied
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Jager, wat jaag je op haasjes klein?
Haasjes, die jaag ik, dat moet zo zijn.
Jager, wat staat je in ‘t oog voor sein?
Tranen, die zijn het, dat moet zo zijn.
 
Jager, wat heb je in ‘t hartje fijn?
Liefde en lijden, dat moet zo zijn.
Jager, zal liefje bij jou ooit zijn?
Nimmer, ach nimmer, dat moet zo zijn. 

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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2014 by Lau Kanen, (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: 2014-09-29 00:00:00
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