by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Still wie die Nacht
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG IRI
Still wie die Nacht 
und tief wie das Meer, 
soll deine Liebe sein!
Wenn du mich liebst, 
so wie ich dich, 
will ich dein eigen sein.
Heiß wie der Stahl 
und fest wie der Stein 
soll deine Liebe sein!


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 (John Glenn Paton) , "As quiet as the night", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Nathan Haskell Dole)
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: John Glenn Paton [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 9
Word count: 39