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Solveigs sang

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)

Kanske vil der gå både Vinter og Vår,
og næste Sommer med, og det hele År,
men engang vil du komme, det ved jeg vist,
og jeg skal nok vente, for det lovte jeg sidst.

Gud styrke dig, hvor du i Verden går,
Gud glæde dig, hvis du for hans Fodskammel står.
Her skal jeg vente til du kommer igjen;
og venter du hist oppe, vi træffes der, min Ven!



Translation(s): ENG ITA GER 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)

Set in German, a translation by Christian Morgenstern (1871 - 1914) , title unknown ENG ITA FRE
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Adam Taylor) , "Solveig's Song", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Anna Maria Norberg-Schulz) , "Il canto di Solveig", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , "Chanson de Solveig", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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