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Pilgers Nachtlied

Language: German

Ruht, ihr weichen Seelen,
Die das Leben kalt umstürmt!
Ruht, wie in den Schlummerhohlen,
Die der Fackeljüngling schirmt!

Schweige das Getümmel,
Das den Frieden euch entführt!
Schweb' um euch ein stiller Himmel,
Den kein Erdensturm berüht!

Gleich dem müden Schnitter,
Träumt, wie durch den finstern Wald
Eurer Tage, das Gewitter
Dieses Lebens sanft verhallt!


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2010-04-30.

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