by Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821 - 1891)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Ich gehe des Nachts, wie der Mond tut...
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA SPA
Ich gehe des Nachts, wie der Mond tut gehn,
Ich suche, wo den Geliebten sie haben:
Da hab ich den Tod, den finstern, gesehn.
Er sprach: such nicht, ich hab ihn begraben.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "I walk at night", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Je marche dans la nuit comme fait la lune", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Enrico Magnani) , "Cammino nella notte", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alfredo García) , "Salgo de noche, como la luna", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Je marche dans la nuit comme fait la lune
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Je marche dans la nuit comme fait la lune,
Je cherche où ils ont emporté mon bien-aimé :
Mais alors j'ai vu la mort, la noire,
Elle a dit : ne cherche plus, je l'ai enterré.

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Text added to the website: 2012-03-25 00:00:00
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