by Paul Heyse (1830 - 1914)

Im Lenz, im Lenz
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG FRE
Im Lenz, im Lenz,
Wenn Veilchen blühn zuhauf,
Gib acht, gib acht,
Da wachen die Tränen auf.
 
Im Herbst, im Herbst
Fiel alles Laub vom Baum.
Ach, Lieb' und Glück
Vergangen wie [ein]1 Traum!
 
Gib acht, gib acht,
So ist der Dinge Lauf:
Blumen und Wunden
Brechen im Frühling auf.

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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):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "In spring", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "In spring", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Jakob Kellner

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 50