Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Die Liebe hat gelogen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE
Die Liebe hat gelogen,
Die Sorge lastet schwer,
Betrogen, ach, betrogen
Hat alles mich umher!

Es [rinnen]1 [heiße]2 Tropfen
Die Wange stets herab,
Laß ab, [laß ab]3 zu klopfen,
[Laß ab, mein]4 Herz, laß ab!

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Confirmed with Vermischte Schriften von August Graf von Platen Hallermünde. Erlangen, bey Carl Heysder. 1822, page 90; and with Gesammelte Werke des Grafen August von Platen. In Einem Band. Stuttgart und Tübingen, J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag. 1839, page 11.

1 Schubert: "fließen"
2 Platen (1839 edition): "helle"
3 Schubert: "mein Herz,"
4 Schubert: "Du armes"

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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) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De liefde heeft gelogen", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Love has lied", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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L'amour a menti
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
L'amour a menti
Ma peine est lourde,
Je fus trompé, ah ! Trompé
Par tout autour de moi !

De chaudes larmes ne cessent
De couler sur mes joues,
Renonce à battre, mon cœur,
Mon pauvre cœur, renonce !

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Note: this is a translation of Schubert's version.

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Text added to the website: 2011-08-31 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:32
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