by Federico García Lorca (1898 - 1936)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

De profundis
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE GER
Los cien enamorados
duermen para siempre
bajo la tierra seca.
Andalucía tiene 
largos caminos rojos.
Córdoba, olivos verdes
donde poner cien cruces,
que los recuerden. 
Los cien enamorados
duermen para siempre.

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  • ENG English (Salvador Pila) , "De Profundis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "De profundis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "De profundis - Aus der Tiefe", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 10
Word count: 31

De profundis
Language: French (Français)  after the Spanish (Español) 
Les cent amoureux
dorment pour toujours
sous la terre sèche.
L'Andalousie a
des longs chemins rouges.
Cordou, des oliviers verts
Où placer cent croix,
en leur mémoire.
Les cent amoureux
dorment pour toujours.

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  • Translation from Spanish (Español) to French (Français) copyright © 2011 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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This text was added to the website: 2011-05-24
Line count: 10
Word count: 33