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O komme, holde Sommernacht

Language: German

O komme, holde Sommernacht,
Verschwiegen;
Dich hat die Liebe recht gemacht
Zum Siegen!

Da brechen manche Knospen los,
Verstohlen,
Da öffnen ihren süßen Schoß
Violen;

Da neigt ihr Haupt im Dämmerschein
Die Rose,
Da wird mein Liebchen auch noch mein,
Das lose!



Translation(s): ENG FRE

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 (Emily Ezust) , "O come, lovely summer night", copyright ©
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , "Ô viens, charmante nuit d'été", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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