by Emanuel von Geibel (1815 - 1884)
Translation © by Margarida Moreno

Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE POR
Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen,
Wer verliebte sich nicht drein!
 
Sind so reizend zum Entzücken,
Daß sie jedes Herz bestricken,
Wissen doch so stolz zu blicken,
Daß sie [schaffen eitel]1 Pein!
 
Machen Ruh' und Wohlbefinden,
Sinnen und Erinnrung schwinden,
Wissen stets zu überwinden
Mit dem spielend süßen Schein;
 
Mit dem spielend süßen Scheine
Fesseln sie die Treu' alleine,
Schaffen, daß in Kummer weine,
Wer da fröhlich pflag zu sein.
 
Keiner, der geschaut ihr Prangen,
Ist noch ihrem Netz entgangen,
Alle Welt begehrt zu hangen
Tag und Nacht an ihrem Schein.
 
Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen,
Wer verliebte sich nicht drein!

R. Schumann sets stanzas 1-3, 5-6

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Confirmed with Spanisches Liederbuch von Emanuel Geibel und Paul Heyse, Berlin: Verlag von Wilhelm Hertz (Bessersche Buchhandlung), 1852, pages 79-80

1 Schumann: "eitel schaffen"

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Duet 'Blauwe ogen heeft het meisje'", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La fille a les yeux bleus", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Margarida Moreno) , "A menina tem olhos azuis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Auditorium du Louvre , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 20
Word count: 100

A menina tem olhos azuis
Language: Portuguese (Português)  after the German (Deutsch) 
A menina tem olhos azuis,
Quem não havia de se apaixonar?

São tão encantadores,
Que tocam qualquer coração,
Mas sabem olhar com tanto orgulho,
Que só dão pena.

Dão tranquilidade e bem-estar
Pensamento e memória desaparecem,
Sabem sempre ultrapassá-los
Com o seu brilho doce e brincalhão.

Ninguém que tenha visto a sua luz
Escapou à sua rede,
Toda a gente quer ficar suspensa
Noite e dia da luz dos seus olhos.






A menina tem olhos azuis,
Quem não havia de se apaixonar?

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Portuguese (Português) copyright © 2011 by Margarida Moreno, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-07-16
Line count: 16
Word count: 82