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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Einsamkeit
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE
Die ihr Felsen und Bäume bewohnt, o heilsame Nymphen,
Gebet Jeglichem gern, was er im stillen begehrt!
Schaffet dem Traurigen Trost, dem Zweifelhaften Belehrung,
Und dem Liebenden gönnt, daß ihm begegne sein Glück.
Denn euch gaben die Götter, was sie den Menschen versagten,
Jeglichem, der euch vertraut, [tröstlich und hilfreich]1 zu sein.

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1 Medtner: "hilfreich und tröstlich"

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Solitud", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Solitude", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Solitude", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 52