by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation by Charles Beltjens (1832 - 1890)

Ich hab dich geliebet und liebe dich...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
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Ich hab dich geliebet und liebe dich noch!
Und fiele die Welt zusammen,
Aus ihren Trümmern stiegen doch
[Hervor]1 meiner Liebe Flammen.

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 150.

1 Végh: "Empor"

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  • ENG English (Charles Godfrey Leland) , from The works of Heinrich Heine, first published 1900
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 44, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website: 2008-04-03 00:00:00
Last modified: 2018-10-09 11:05:27
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Oui, c'est toi que j'aimai, toujours toi...
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Oui, c'est toi que j'aimai, toujours toi que j'adore;
Et le monde pourra s'écrouler sans retour,
En flambeau triomphant, plus brillant que l'aurore,
De ses sombres débris renaîtra mon amour.

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Text added to the website: 2008-04-03 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-08-20 15:10:05
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