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In amerika forn furn, Barg aruf, barg arop. Un az der bocher libt di meydl, Leygt er far ir di kop! In amerika bakt men beygl Oyf a gantsn yor. Un az der bocher libt di meydl, Nemt er ir on a kopke gelt!
Note: adapted from a 19th century anonymous Yiddish poem.
- by Bruce Adolphe (b. 1955), copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Bruce Adolphe (b. 1955), "In amerika", first performed 2001 [soprano and piano], from A Thousand Years of Love, no. 7. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Bruce Adolphe) , copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2018-10-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 44