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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Ziehn die Schafe von der Wiese
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Ziehn die Schafe von der Wiese,
Liegt sie da, ein reines Grün,
Aber bald zum Paradiese
Wird sie bunt geblümt erblühn.

Hoffnung breitet lichte Schleier
Nebelhaft vor unsern Blick:
Wunscherfüllung, Sonnenfeier,
Wolkenteilung bring uns Glück.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Poetische Werke, Band 2, Berlin, 1960, page 105.


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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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Jeroen Scholten

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 35