by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926)
Translation © by Elke Beatriz Riedel

Das war der Tag der weißen Chrysanthemen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA POR
Das war der Tag der weißen Chrysanthemen,
Mir bangte fast vor seiner Pracht...
Und dann, dann kamst du mir die Seele nehmen
Tief in der Nacht.
Mir war so bang, und du kamst lieb und leise,
Ich hatte grad im Traum an dich gedacht.
Du kamst, und leis' wie eine Märchenweise
Erklang die Nacht.

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Coronat de somnis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Crowned by a dream", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Coronamento del sogno", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Coroado em sonhos", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Coroado em sonhos
Language: Portuguese (Português)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Este foi o dia dos brancos crisântemos,
Eu quase que temia sua formosura...
E então, então tu vieste tomar a minha alma
Dentro da noite profunda.
Eu tinha tanto medo, e tu vieste doce e em silêncio,
Eu tinha acabado de pensar em ti, em sonhos,
Tu vieste, e como em uma canção de contos de fadas
Ressoava a noite.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Portuguese (Português) copyright © 2011 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: 2011-05-31 00:00:00
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