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Language: German (Deutsch)

Mit Regen und Sturmgebrause
Sei mir willkommen, Dezembermond,
Und führ mich den Weg zum traulichen Hause,
Wo meine geliebte Herrin wohnt.

Nie hab' ich die Blüte des Maien,
Den blauenden Himmel, den blitzenden Tau
So fröhlich gegrüßt wie heute dein Schneien,
Dein Nebelgebräu und Wolkengrau.

Denn durch das Flockengetriebe,
Schöner, als je der Lenz gelacht,
Leuchtet und blüht der Frühling der Liebe
Mir heimlich nun in der Winternacht.

Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA CAT


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, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Winter's Night", copyright ©
    * FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Nuit d'hiver", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Notte invernale", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Nit d’hivern", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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