by Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821 - 1891)
Translation © by Salvador Pila

Blaues Sternlein, du sollst schweigen
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA SPA
Blaues Sternlein, du sollst schweigen,
Das Geheimnis gib nicht kund.
Sollst nicht allen Leuten zeigen
Unsern stillen [Liebesbund]1.

Mögen andre stehn in Schmerzen,
Jeder sage, was er will;
Sind zufrieden unsre Herzen,
Sind wir beide gerne still.

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1 Zemlinsky: "Herzensbund"

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Blue little star", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Petite étoile bleue", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Enrico Magnani) , "Stellina azzurra", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , "Estrellita azul", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Estrelleta blava, cal que callis
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Estrelleta blava, cal que callis,
no revelis el secret.
No has de fer conèixer a tothom,
la nostra callada relació amorosa.

Si als altres els dol,
deixa’ls dir el que vulguin;
si els nostres cors estan contents,
serem feliços en silenci.

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This text was added to the website: 2014-10-03
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Word count: 41