by Li-Tai-Po (701 - 762)
Translation by Alfred Henschke (1890 - 1928)

白鹭鹚
Language: Chinese (中文) 
白鹭下秋水,
孤飞如坠霜。
心闲且未去,
独立沙洲傍。

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  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Armande de Polignac.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Franz Toussaint (1879 - 1955) , "Le héron blanc", appears in La flûte de jade, Paris, Éd. H. Piazza, first published 1920 ; composed by Odette Gartenlaub, Armande de Polignac.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Alfred Henschke (1890 - 1928) ; composed by Volkmar Andreae, Kurt Brüggemann, Walther Hirschberg, Artur Immisch, Josef Schelb, Ernst Ludwig Uray.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Joseph Gustav Mraczek, Willy Schneider (attribution uncertain).

Researcher for this text: Dan Shen

This text was added to the website: 2010-02-05
Line count: 4
Word count: 4

Der Silberreiher
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Chinese (中文) 
Available translation(s): CHI ENG
Im Herbst kreist [einsam]1 überm grauen Weiher
Von Schnee bereift ein alter Silberreiher.
Ich stehe einsam an des Weihers Strand,
Die Hand am Blick, und äuge stumm ins Land.

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1 added by Uray.

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

  • CHI Chinese (中文) (Fan Yang) , "大意", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "The silver heron", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

This text was added to the website: 2007-08-17
Line count: 4
Word count: 29