by Alfred Mombert (1872 - 1942)
Translation © by Marianne Beate Kielland

Schlafend trägt man mich
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE ITA NOR
Schlafend trägt man mich
in mein Heimatland.
Ferne komm' ich her,
über Gipfel, über Schlünde,
über ein dunkles Meer
in mein Heimatland.

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Confirmed with Alfred Mombert, Der Glühende, zweite veränderte Auflage, J.C.C.Bruns, Minden i.W., 1902, page 65.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):

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

  • ENG English (Jakob Kellner) , "Sleeping, I am carried", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "En dormant, je suis emporté", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Addormentato mi portano", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: Jakob Kellner , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 22

Sovende bærer man meg
Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Sovende bærer man meg
til mitt hjemland!
Fra det fjerne kommer jeg hit,
over topper, over avgrunner,
over et mørkt hav
til mitt hjemland.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Norwegian (Bokmål) copyright © 2008 by Marianne Beate Kielland, (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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This text was added to the website: 2008-03-27
Line count: 6
Word count: 24