Wenn du einen Kater hast, Wird er nachts im Speicher singen; Wenn du eine Katze hast, Wird sie bald dir Junge bringen.
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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 531.
- by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962), "Februar", written 1906, appears in Monatssprüche, no. 2 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Karl Hasse (1883 - 1960), "Februar", op. 104 no. 2 (1950) [ duet for soprano and tenor with piano or orchestra ], from Monatsprüche, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Otto Scheuch (1880 - ?), "Februar", op. 77 no. 2 [ bass and string quartet or piano ad libitum ], from Monatsprüche, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "February", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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