by Salomo Franck (1659 - 1725)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Aria. Hebt euer Haupt empor
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Hebt euer Haupt empor
Und seid getrost, ihr Frommen,
Zu eurer Seelen Flor!
Ihr sollt in Eden grünen,
Gott ewiglich zu dienen.


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 [singable] (Ebenezer Prout) , "Lift up your heads on high"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Relevez la tête", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 5
Word count: 22

Relevez la tête
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Relevez la tête,
Et soyez confiants, vous les justes,
Pour l'épanouissement de vos âmes !
Vous allez prospérer dans l'Éden
Pour le service éternel de Dieu.


  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2018 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: 2018-10-27
Line count: 5
Word count: 26