by Franz Toussaint (1879 - 1955)
Translation Singable translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Le héron blanc
Language: French (Français)  after the Chinese (中文) 
Ce grand flocon de neige était un héron,
qui vient de se poser sur le lac bleu.
Immobile á l'extrémité d'un banc de sable,
le héron blanc regarde l'Hiver.

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This text was added to the website: 2008-02-19
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Word count: 29

The white heron
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
The white and heavy snowflake was like a heron,
which has but just alighted on the lake.
Motionless on the sandbank's edge
The snowwhite heron dreamily gazes on the white snow.

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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)


Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2008-02-19
Line count: 4
Word count: 31