by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Ich hab ihn gesehen!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE FRL
Das Mädchen:
 Ich hab ihn gesehen!
 Wie ist mir geschehen?
 O himmlischer Blick!
 Er kommt mir entgegen;
 Ich weiche verlegen,
 Ich schwanke zurück.
 Ich irre, ich träume!
 Ihr Felsen, ihr Bäume,
 Verbergt meine Freude,
 Verberget mein Glück!

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

  • FRL Friulian (Ermes Culos) , title 1: "I lu ài jodùt", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Je l'ai vu !", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website: 2005-11-04 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:15
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Je l'ai vu !
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
La jeune fille :
 Je l'ai vu !
 Comment m'est‑ce arrivé ?
 Ô vision céleste !
 Il vient à ma rencontre ;
 Embarrassée, je m'efface,
 Je recule chancelante.
 Je m'abuse, je rêve !
 Vous les rochers, vous les arbres,
 Cachez ma joie,
 Cachez mon bonheur !

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2009 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: 2009-01-28 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:05
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Word count: 46