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by Johannes Scheffler (1624 - 1677)

Freund, so du etwas bist
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Freund, Freund, mein Freund!
Freund, so du etwas bist,
Bleib doch ja nicht steh’n:
Man muss aus einem Licht
Fort in das andre gehn!

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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 (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Friend, if you are something", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2014-10-24
Line count: 5
Word count: 24