by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862)

Auf den Tod eines Kindes
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Du kamst, Du gingst mit leiser Spur,
ein flücht'ger Gast im Erdenland;
woher? Wohin? Wir wissen nur:
Aus Gottes Hand in Gottes Hand.


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "On the death of a child", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Sur la mort d'un enfant", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2004-05-25
Line count: 4
Word count: 23