by Friedrich Rückert (1788 - 1866)

Du bist gemacht zu wandern
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Du bist gemacht zu wandern,
Und ich gemacht zu ruhn.
Du gehest nun zu andern.
Was soll ich Arme thun?
Ich kann von dir nur träumen ;
O kehr aus fernen Räumen
So schön mir, wie du scheidest nun! 

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), [adaptation] ; composed by Karl Martin Reinthaler.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2009-02-28
Line count: 7
Word count: 39