by Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)
Translation © by Laura Prichard

Geschlafen, aufgewacht, geschlafen,...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG FRE IRI
Geschlafen, aufgewacht, geschlafen, aufgewacht,
elendes Leben.

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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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

Text added to the website: 2009-05-20 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:14
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Word count: 6

Slept, woke, slept, woke
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Slept, woke, slept, woke,
what a miserable life.

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Translations of title(s):
"Elendes Leben" = "Slept, woke, slept, woke,..."
"Sonntag, den 19. Juli 1910 (Berceuse II)" = "Sunday, the 19th of July, 1910 (Second Berceuse)"


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Text added to the website: 2020-01-07 00:00:00
Last modified: 2020-01-07 23:50:09
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