Translation by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)

Wo Engel hausen
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Wo Engel hausen,
Da ist der Himmel,
Und sei's auch mitten
Im Weltgetümmel;
Da hat die Seele,
Die bange, Ruh. --
Wie linde rastet
Im Aetherscheine
Schon [itzt]1 die meine!
Der schönste, beste
Der Gottesengel,
Das bist ja du.

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Confirmed with G.F. Daumer, Hafis. Neue Sammlung, Neue Ausgabe, Nürnberg: Verlag von Bauer & Raspe (Ludwig Korn.), [1852], page 49.

1 Henschel: "jetzt"

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by George Henschel.

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Where angels dwell", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2010-10-01
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Word count: 38