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Seit ich ihn gesehen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Seit ich ihn gesehen,
Glaub' ich blind zu sein;
Wo ich hin nur blicke,
Seh' ich ihn allein;
Wie im wachen Traume
Schwebt sein Bild mir vor,
Taucht aus tiefstem Dunkel,
Heller nur empor.

Sonst ist licht- und farblos
Alles um mich her,
Nach der Schwestern Spiele
Nicht begehr' ich mehr,
Möchte lieber weinen,
Still im Kämmerlein;
Seit ich ihn gesehen,
Glaub' ich blind zu sein.



Translation(s): ENG RUS ITA FRE NOR DUT HEB DAN ENG IRI

Authorship

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 (Daniel Platt) , title 1: "Since I saw him", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * RUS Russian (Русский) (Natalia Vyshynska) , title 1: "С тех пор, как я увидела его ", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Da quando lo vidi", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Depuis que je l'ai vu", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Sinds ik hem gezien heb", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) (Tsippora Samberg) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DAN Danish (Dansk) (Maryanna Morthensen) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Kyle Gee) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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