by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Am Donaustrande
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Hungarian (Magyar) 
Available translation(s): CAT CHI DUT DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
Am Donaustrande,
da steht ein Haus,
da schaut ein rosiges
Mädchen aus.

Das Mädchen,
es ist wohl gut gehegt,
zehn eiserne Riegel
sind vor die Türe gelegt.

Zehn eiserne Riegel
das ist ein Spaß;
die spreng ich
als wären sie nur von Glas.

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "On the banks of the Danube", copyright ©
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Pauline Kroger) , copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (汉语 / 漢語) (Wilbur Lin) , title 1: "在多瑙河畔", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Sur les plages du Danube", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Sur les plages du Danube
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Sur les plages du Danube,
Il y a une maison,
Là une fille aux joues roses
Regarde dehors.

La fille,
Elle est bien enclose,
Dix cadenas de fer
Sont posés à sa porte.

Dix cadenas de fer
C'est une plaisanterie,
Je les fais sauter,
Comme s'ils étaient de verre.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2008 by Pierre Mathé, (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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Text added to the website: 2008-08-08 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:50
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Word count: 49