by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862)
Translation by Mikhail Larionovich Mikhailov (1829 - 1865)

Gestorben war ich
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE SPA
Gestorben war ich
[Vor]1 Liebeswonne;
Begraben lag ich
In ihren Armen;
[Erwecket]2 ward ich
Von ihren Küßen;
Den Himmel sah ich
In ihren Augen.

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1 Claudius: "In"; further changes may exist not shown above.
2 Beer: "erweckt"

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Bienheureuse mort", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • RUS Russian (Русский) (Mikhail Larionovich Mikhailov) , "Блаженная смерть", first published 1862
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Yo había muerto", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Блаженная смерть
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Я умер от неги
Любви и счастья;
Мне были могилой
Объятья милой;
Меня воскресили
Ее лобзанья;
Я небо увидел
В очах прекрасных.

Confirmed with Михайлов М. Л.. Сочинения в трёх томах / Под общей редакцией Б. П. Козьмина — М.: Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1958. — Т. 1., page 241.


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This text was added to the website: 2019-07-16
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Word count: 22