by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862)
Translation © by Emily Ezust

Wann im letzten Abendstrahl
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE
[Wann]1 im letzten Abendstrahl
Goldne Wolkenberge steigen
Und wie Alpen sich erzeigen,
Frag' ich oft mit Tränen:
Liegt wohl zwischen jenen
Mein ersehntes Ruhetal?

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Confirmed with: Uhlands Werke, Erster Teil, Gedichte, herausgegeben von Adalbert Silbermann, Berlin, Leipzig, Wien, Stuttgart: Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., [no year], page 45.

1 Lang, Mendelssohn: "Wenn"

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Valley of Rest", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Valley of rest", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Paisible vallée", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Jakob Kellner , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2016-04-17 13:24:16
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Word count: 24

Valley of Rest
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
 When in the last rays of evening
 golden hills of clouds ascend,
 manifesting themselves like the alps,
 I often ask with tears:
 between them, is that where lies
 my longed-for valley of rest?

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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52
Line count: 6
Word count: 34