by Hans Christian Andersen (1805 - 1875)
Translation © by Nils Lid Hjort

Min Tankes Tanke ene du er vorden
Language: Danish (Dansk) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE GER IRI
Min Tankes Tanke ene du er vorden,
Du er mit Hjertes første Kærlighed.
Jeg elsker Dig, som Ingen her på Jorden,
Jeg elsker Dig i Tid og Evighed!

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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 English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, Sir.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Franz (Friedrich) von Holstein (1826 - 1878) , "Ich liebe dich" [an adaptation] ; composed by Edvard Grieg, Otto Hohlfeld, Johann Heinrich Samuel "Marcel" Sulzberger.

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

  • ENG English (Nils Lid Hjort) , "I love you", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Je t'aime", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2019, (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: 4
Word count: 28

I love you
Language: English  after the Danish (Dansk) 
You have become the single thought of my thoughts,
you are the first love of my heart.
I love you as no one else here on Earth,
I love you for time and eternity!

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  • Translation from Danish (Dansk) to English copyright © by Nils Lid Hjort, (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 between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 34