by Alfred Mombert (1872 - 1942)
Translation © by Joost van der Linden

Die sinkende Sonne weint blutig auf...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG
[Die sinkende Sonne weint blutig auf starren Schnee...]1
Leise [leise]1 hör' ich dich singen, Sancta Maria...

"Mein Mund ist wund und weh, ich [hab']2 ihn geküßt.
Mein Leib ist krank und kalt, ich [hab']2 ihn gewärmt. 
Mein Herz ist hohl und tot, ich [hab']2 ihn geliebt"...

[Leise im Traum]3 hör' ich dich singen, Sancta Maria...

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Confirmed with Alfred Mombert, Tag und Nacht, Zweite veränderte Auflage, J.C.C.Bruns, Minden i.W., 1902, page 94.

1 omitted by Marx.
2 Marx: "habe"
3 Marx: "Leise, wie im Traume"

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Joost van der Linden) , copyright © 2021, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2007-09-22
Line count: 6
Word count: 55

De zinkende zon weent bloedig op het...
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
De zinkende zon weent bloedig op het starre sneeuw
Zacht, zacht hoor ik je zingen, Sancta Maria

“Mijn mond is wond en weh, ik heb hem gekust
Mijn lijf is ziek en koud, ik heb hem verwarmd.
Mijn hart is hol en doods, ik heb hem liefgehad”…

Zacht in de droom hoor ik je zingen, Sancta Maria...

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Translations of title(s):
"Sancta Maria" = "Sancta Maria"
"Sankta Maria" = "Heilige Maria"
"Winterabend" = "Winteravond"


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This text was added to the website: 2021-03-14
Line count: 6
Word count: 57