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Wer hätte sie gesehn und nicht auch sie...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wer hätte sie gesehn und nicht
auch sie geliebt?
Ich sah sie und ich hab',
ich weiss nicht wie, geliebt.
Ich hab' ihr oft gehorcht,
und selbst ihr härtstes Wort
hab' ich wie Nachtigallenmelodie geliebt.
Nur Eine hat mein Herz für diese Welt geraubt
und nichts begehrt' ich mehr,
wenn mich nur die geliebt.
Ja in der andern Welt wird Adil
sprechen noch:
hätt' ich nicht Dich geliebt,
Ich hätte nie geliebt.

Translation(s): ENG

Submitted by Sharon Krebs


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 (Harald Krebs) , title 1: "Ghasel", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-01-24.

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