by Matthias Claudius (1740 - 1815)
Translation © by Salvador Pila

Daß ich dich verlohren habe
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA
Daß ich dich verlohren habe,
Daß du nicht mehr bist,
Ach! daß hier in diesem Grabe
Mein Anselmo ist,
Das ist mein Schmerz! das ist mein Schmerz!!!
Seht, [wie]1 liebten [uns, wir]2 beyde,
Und, so lang' ich bin, kommt Freude
Niemahls wieder in mein Herz.

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Confirmed with ASMUS omnia sua SECUM portans, oder Sämmtliche Werke des Wandsbecker Bothen, I. und II. Theil. Beym Verfasser, und in Commißion bey Fr. Perthes in Hamburg. [1774], pages 21-22; and with Poetische Blumenlese auf das Jahr 1774. Göttingen und Gotha, bey Johann Christian Dieterich, page 163.

First published in Der Deutsche, sonst Wandsbecker Bothe. Ao. 1773. No. 140. Mittwochs, den 1sten September.

1 Claudius (Musenalmanach): "wir"
2 Schubert: "wir uns"

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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 © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aan het graf van Anselmo", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "By the grave of Anselmo", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Sur la tombe d'Anselmo", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Sulla tomba di Anselmo", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Perquè jo t’he perdut
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Perquè jo t’he perdut,
perquè ja no existeixes,
ai! Perquè aquí en aquesta tomba
està el meu Anselmo,
això és el meu dolor! Això és el meu dolor!!
Mireu, nosaltres ens estimarem un a l’altre
i, tant de temps com jo visqui, la joia
no vindrà mai més al meu cor.

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Translations of title(s):
"Bey dem Grabe Anselmo's" = "A la tomba d'Anselmo"
"Am Grabe Anselmos" = "A la tomba d'Anselmo"


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Catalan (Català) copyright © 2018 by Salvador Pila, (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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Text added to the website: 2018-02-14 00:00:00
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