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Wenn meine Wimpern senken sich Nachts zur sanften Ruh', Bist du mein letztes Denken, Mein schönstes Traumbild du. Und wenn sie sich heben Zum Tageslicht zurück, Erweckst du mich zum Leben, Gott segne dich, mein Glück!
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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):
- by Mathilde, Baroness Willy de Rothschild (1832 - 1924), "Wenn meine Wimpern", published 1887 [voice and piano], from Zwölf Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte, no. 10, Mainz, Schott [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "When my lashes lower", copyright © 2012
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This text was added to the website: 2012-11-20
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When my lashes lower at night in gentle rest, you are my last thought, my fair dream-image, you. And when they lift again at the light of day, You awaken me to life; God bless you, my happiness!
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2012 by Emily Ezust
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This text was added to the website: 2012-11-27
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