by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Herz, mein Herz, sei nicht beklommen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE ITA
Herz, mein Herz, sei nicht beklommen,
und ertrage dein Geschick,
neuer Frühling gibt zurück,
was der Winter dir genommen.

Und wie viel ist dir geblieben,
und wie schön ist noch die Welt!
Und, mein Herz, was dir gefällt,
alles, alles darfst du lieben!

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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Heart, my heart, don't be oppressed", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Cuore, cuore mio, non essere angosciato", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Coeur, mon coeur, ne sois pas oppressé
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Coeur, mon coeur, ne sois pas oppressé
Et accepte ton destin,
Un nouveau printemps te redonne
Ce que l'hiver t'a pris.

Vois tout ce qui t'est resté
Et combien le monde est encore beau!
Et, mon coeur, tout ce qui te plaît
Tout, tu peux l'aimer!

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