Translation © by Margarida Moreno

Einst wollt' ich einen Kranz dir winden
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG POR
Einst [wollt']1 ich einen Kranz dir winden
Und konnte keine Blumen finden!
Jetzt find ich Blumen fern und nah,
Ach! aber du bist nicht mehr da!

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1 Liszt: "wollte"


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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Margarida Moreno) , "Outrora", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 26

Language: Portuguese (Português)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Outrora queria fazer-te uma coroa
E não conseguia encontrar flores algumas!
Agora encontro flores longe e perto,
Ah! Mas tu já lá não estás!


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This text was added to the website: 2011-07-16
Line count: 4
Word count: 24