by Eduard Mörike (1804 - 1875)

Grausame Frühlingssonne
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA
Grausame Frühlingssonne,
Du weckst mich vor der Zeit,
Dem nur in Maienwonne 
Die zarte Kost gedeiht!
Ist nicht ein liebes Mädchen hier,
Das auf der Rosenlippe mir
Ein Tröpfchen Honig beut,
So muß ich jämmerlich vergehn
Und wird der Mai mich nimmer sehn
In meinem gelben Kleid.

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Note: "Citronenfalter" is an older spelling of "Zitronenfalter"

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , no title, copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , "Piéride en avril", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Sole crudele di primavera", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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