by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Königlich Gebet
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE ITA
Ha, ich bin der Herr der Welt!
Mich lieben die Edlen, die mir dienen.
Ha, ich bin der Herr der Welt!
Ich liebe die Edlen, denen ich gebiete.
O gib mir, Gott im Himmel,
Daß ich mich der Höh und Liebe
Nicht überhebe.

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Royal prayer", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Preghiera regale", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Prière royale", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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