by Josef Ludwig Stoll (1778 - 1815)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

An die Geliebte
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA
O daß ich dir vom stillen Auge
In seinem liebevollen Schein,
Die Thräne von der Wange sauge,
Eh' sie die Erde trinket ein.

Wohl hält sie zögernd auf der Wange,
Und will sich heiß der Treue weihn;
Nun ich sie so im Kuß empfange,
Nun sind auch deine Schmerzen mein.

Confirmed with Selam. Ein Almanach für Freunde des Mannigfaltigen. Herausgegeben von I.F.Castelli. Dritter Jahrgang 1814. Wien, gedruckt und im Verlage bey Anton Strauß, page 205.


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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)

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "A l'estimada", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aan de beminde", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "To the beloved", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "À la bien-aimée", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "All'amata", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2017-06-01 07:12:19
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Aan de beminde
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
O, dat ik uit je stille ogen,
Waarin de glans van liefde blinkt,
Het traantje van je wang mag zuigen,
Voordat de aarde het opdrinkt!

Wel hangt het weif'lend op je wangen.
Om gloeiend blijk van trouw te zijn.
Nu ik het kussend op mag vangen,
Nu is ook jouw verdriet 't mijn'.

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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2006 by Lau Kanen, (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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Text added to the website: 2006-05-08 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:18
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