Ohne Liebe

by Ludwig van Beethoven

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Ohne Liebe
German source: Lessing

Ohne Liebe
Lebe, wer da kann;
Wenn er auch ein Mensch schon bliebe,
Bleibt er doch kein Mann.

Süße Liebe
Mach' mein Lebensüß,
Stille ein die regen Triebe
Sonder Hindernis!

Schmachten lassen
Sei der Schönen Pflicht;
Nur uns ewig schmachten lassen,
Dieses sei sie nicht!


Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the classical and romantic eras in classical music, he remains one of the most recognized and influential…



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