by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG FRE GRE ITA SPA
Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen;
Treue wohnt für sich allein.
Liebe kommt euch rasch entgegen;
Aufgesucht will Treue seyn.

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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe lezter Hand, Zehnter Band, Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1827, page 217.


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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 © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Liefde zwerft op alle wegen", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (T. P. (Peter) Perrin) , "Passion throngs all lanes and byways", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Love roams wild", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "L'amour voltige sur tous les chemins", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , "Η αγάπη", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "L'amore se ne va dappertutto", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Lewis Grenville) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Richard Morris , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2017-06-19 02:29:02
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L'amour voltige sur tous les chemins
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
L'amour voltige sur tous les chemins ;
La fidélité demeure toute seule.
L'amour vient sur vous en courant ;
La fidélité doit être recherchée.

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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: 2012-10-14 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:04
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Word count: 24