Edelweiß
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Ein Sternchen fiel vom Himmel
da lag es ganz allein
in mitten wilder Berge
mit silberhellem Schein,
doch Gott kam ihm zur Hilfe
"mein Sternchen", rief er leis
"Ich schaffe dich zu Blume
und tauf dich Edelweiß!"

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), adapted by Günter Loose (1927 - 2013) , copyright © [an adaptation] ; composed by Robert Stolz.

Researcher for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2020-05-14
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Word count: 37