by Christian Felix Weisse (1726 - 1804)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Ich war bei Chloen ganz allein
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE GRE ITA ITA POR
Ich war bei Chloen ganz allein,
Und küssen wollt' ich sie.
Jedoch sie sprach, sie würde schrein,
Es sei vergebne Müh!

Ich wagt' es doch und küßte sie,
Trotz ihrer Gegenwehr.
Und schrie sie nicht? Jawohl, sie schrie --
Doch lange hinterher.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De kus", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "I was alone with Chloe", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le baiser", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , "Το φιλί", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il bacio", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il bacio", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Caê Vieira) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 41

Le baiser
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
J'étais seul avec Chloé,
Et je voulais l'embrasser :
Mais elle a dit,
Qu'elle crierait,
Ce serait une tentative vaine.

Portant j'ai osé et je l'ai embrassée,
En dépit de sa résistance.
Et a-t-elle crié ?
Bien sûr, elle a crié :
Mais longtemps après.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2010 by Guy Laffaille, (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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This text was added to the website: 2010-01-11
Line count: 10
Word count: 45