by Wilhelm Müller (1794 - 1827)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Alle Winde schlafen
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRE
Alle Winde schlafen
auf dem Spiegel der Flut;
kühle Schatten des Abends
decken die Müden zu.

Luna hängt sich Schleier
über ihr Gesicht,
schwebt in dämmernden Träumen
über die Wasser hin.

Alles, alles stille
auf dem weiten Meer!
Nur mein Herz will nimmer
mit zu Ruhe gehn.

In der Liebe Fluten
treibt es her und hin,
wo die Stürme nicht ruhen
bis der Nachen sinkt.

J. Eschmann sets stanzas 1-3

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De zeeën", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The sea", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:33
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Toutes les brises sont endormies
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Toutes les brises sont endormies
Sur le miroir des flots ;
Les ombres fraîches du soir
Couvrent les fatigues.

Luna suspend un voile
Devant son visage,
Et plane en rêves crépusculaires
Au-dessus des eaux.

Tout, tout est calme
Sur l'étendue de la mer !
Seul mon cœur ne sera jamais
Accompagné de repos.

Dans les flots de l'amour
Il s'agite çà et là,
Là où les tempêtes ne se calment
Pas avant que ne tombe la nuit.

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Translation of title "Die Meere" = "Les mers"

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Text added to the website: 2010-10-22 00:00:00
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