by Josef Wenzig (1807 - 1876)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Sehnsucht
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Czech (Čeština) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA
Hinter jenen dichten Wäldern
Weilst du meine Süßgeliebte
Weit ach weit, weit ach weit!
Berstet ihr Felsen,
Ebnet euch Täler,
Daß ich ersehe,
Daß ich erspähe
Meine ferne, süße Maid!

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Yearning", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Desiderio", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Nostalgie", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Hunkering", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Nostalgie
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Derrière ces forêts denses
Tu demeure, mon doux amour,
Loin, ah, loin ! Loin, ah, loin !
Éclatez, rochers,
Soulevez-vous, vallées,
Que je puisse voir,
Que je puisse apercevoir
Mon aimée lointaine et douce !

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2012-09-02 00:00:00
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