by Friedrich Rückert (1788 - 1866)
Translation © by Ariel E. Ramos

Ich bin dein Baum, o Gärtner, dessen...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA POR SPA
Ich bin dein Baum, o Gärtner, dessen Treue
Mich hält in Liebespfleg' und süßer Zucht,
Komm, daß ich in den Schoß dir dankbar streue
Die reife, dir allein gewachs'ne Frucht.

Ich bin dein Gärtner, o du Baum der Treue!
Auf and'res Glück fühl ich nicht Eifersucht,
Die holden Äste find ich stets aufs Neue
Geschmückt mit Frucht, wo ich gepflückt die Frucht.

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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) , "Duet 'Ik ben je boom'", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "A due", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Margarida Moreno) , "Sou a tua árvore, jardineiro", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Ariel E. Ramos) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Margo Briessinck

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:48
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Word count: 62

Yo soy tu árbol, oh jardinero, cuya...
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Yo soy tu árbol, oh jardinero, cuya fidelidad
Me mantiene con amorosos cuidados y dulce cultivo.
Ven, para que con mis brotes te obsequie, agradecida,
La fruta madura, crecida sólo para ti.

¡Yo soy tu jardinero, oh árbol de la fidelidad!
De la felicidad de otros no siento celos,
Porque a las queridas ramas encuentro una y otra vez
De frutos ornadas, y de ellas tomé yo el fruto.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2019 by Ariel E. Ramos, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Text added to the website: 2019-11-05 00:00:00
Last modified: 2019-11-05 18:10:15
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Word count: 69