Translation © by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Wann der Hahn kräht auf dem Dache
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG ITA
[Wann]1 der Hahn kräht auf dem Dache,
Putzt der Mond die Lampe aus,
Und die Stern' ziehn von der Wache,
Gott behüte Land und Haus!

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Canzone dai "Canti del viandante"", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Text added to the website: 2004-04-02 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:04
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Canzone dai  "Canti del viandante"
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Quando sul tetto inizia a cantare il gallo,
smorza allora la luna il suo lampione,
tutte le stelle smontano di guardia,
di Dio scenda su casa e campi la protezione!


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Text added to the website: 2009-09-01 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:20
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Word count: 30