Mein Herz ist leer
Mein Herz ist leer,
Ich liebe dich
Ich rufe bitterlich
Im Traume zeig
dich zu mir her!
Ich trag's nicht mehr. --
Ich liebe dich
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text),
listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
V. Arti (Kaarlo Väinö Valve) (1885 - 1963)
, title unknown
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
, title 1: "My heart is empty", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Mon cœur est vide", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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My heart is empty
My heart is empty.
I don't love you
I cry out bitterly
Appear to me
in my dreams
and show me
I can bear it no longer.
I love you
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