by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Göttlicher Morpheus, umsonst bewegst du
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA
Göttlicher Morpheus, umsonst bewegst du die lieblichen Mohne;
Bleibt das Auge doch wach, wenn mir es Amor nicht schließt.

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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) , "Godd'lijke Morpheus, vergeefs beweeg je", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Divine Morpheus, in vain you stir up", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Divin Morphée, tu agites en vain les charmants pavots", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Morfeo divino, invano agiti i leggiadri papaveri", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2005-08-29
Line count: 2
Word count: 19

Divin Morphée, tu agites en vain les charmants pavots
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Divin Morphée, tu agites en vain les charmants pavots,
Mes yeux restent ouverts, si l'amour ne les ferme pas.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (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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This text was added to the website: 2015-12-04
Line count: 2
Word count: 19