by Hugo Conrat (1845 - 1906)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten ein!
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Hungarian (Magyar) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA
He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten ein!
Spiel das Lied vom ungetreuen Mägdelein!
Laß die Saiten weinen, klagen, traurig bange,
Bis die heiße Träne netzet diese Wange!

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

  • ENG English (Leonard Lehrman) , title 1: "Ho there, Gypsy! Strike resoundingly each string!", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Suvvia, zingaro, pizzica le corde!", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Hé, tzigane ! Fais résonner les cordes !
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Hé, tzigane ! Fais résonner les cordes !
Joue le chant de la jeune fille infidèle !
Que les cordes pleurent, gémissent, d'angoisse attristée,
Jusqu'à ce que les larmes brûlantes baignent ces joues !

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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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Text added to the website: 2010-08-11 00:00:00
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