by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Morgens steh' ich auf und frage
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA
Morgens steh' ich auf und frage:
Kommt feins Liebchen heut?
Abends sink' ich hin und klage:
Aus blieb sie auch heut.
 
In der Nacht mit meinem Kummer
lieg' ich schlaflos, [wach]1;
träumend, wie im halben Schlummer,
träumend wandle ich bei Tag.

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1 Schumann: "lieg ich wach"

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  • Also set in English, a translation (C. A. ) by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Frank Bridge.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Franz Hüffer (1843 - 1889) , "Morgens steh' ich auf und frage", appears in Poems Selected from Heinrich Heine, ed. by Kate Freiligrath Kroeker, London: Walter Scott, Limited, page 15, first published 1887 ; composed by Frank Bridge, William Bertram Collingwood, Florence Hull, William Noel Johnson.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Charles Fonteyn Manney.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), adapted by Joseph Suder (1892 - 1980) [an adaptation] ; composed by Joseph Suder.
  • Also set in Romanian (Română), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Sabin Vasile Drăgoi.
  • Also set in Swedish (Svenska), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Ragnar Althén, Jacob Ekström.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "'s Morgens sta ik op en vraag ik", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Every morning I awake and ask", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "La mattina mi sveglio e domando", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 41

Dawn and evening
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Dawn awaking hears my calling,
‘Cometh she today?’
Evening mocks when night is falling,
‘Ah! no, not today.’

Through the night my fancy rangeth,
Sleepless and forlorn,
Till my lonely vigil changeth
Into dreary morn.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2022-01-04
Line count: 8
Word count: 35