Translation © by Elke Beatriz Riedel

Aus der Heimat hinter den Blitzen rot
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE HEB ITA NOR POR SPA SPA
Aus der Heimat hinter den Blitzen rot
Da kommen die Wolken her,
Aber Vater und Mutter sind lange tot,
Es kennt mich dort [keiner]1 mehr.

Wie bald, wie bald kommt die stille Zeit,
Da ruhe ich auch, und über mir
[Rauschet]2 die schöne Waldeinsamkeit,
Und keiner [mehr kennt mich auch]3 hier.

H. Eisler sets stanza 1

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1 Eisler: "niemand"
2 Brahms, Schumann: "rauscht"
3 Brahms, Schumann: "kennt mich mehr"

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Far from home", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "À l'étranger", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "בנכר", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "In terra straniera", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "I fremmed land", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "No estrangeiro", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , no title, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2019-01-23 12:46:06
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No estrangeiro
Language: Portuguese (Português)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Da pátria por detrás do rubro dos relâmpagos,
De lá vêm as nuvens,
Mas pai e mãe já estão mortos há tanto tempo,
Lá ninguém me conhece mais.

Tão logo, tão logo virá o tempo da paz,
Então descansarei também, e sobre mim
Sussurra a bela solidão dos bosques,
E ninguém me conhece mais aqui.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Portuguese (Português) copyright © 2010 by Elke Beatriz Riedel, (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: 2010-11-15 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:08
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