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The Crow

by Franz Schubert From Winter Journey (1827) D911

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The Crow
English source: Jeremy Sams

One lone crow has followed me
Since my journey started
Circling round me, patiently
Almost tender-hearted

Thank you
Good to know you’re here.
Here to reassure me.
Promise, when the end is near
You’ll be waiting for me...

Who knows when this road will end
Yet it will, for certain.
And you’ll stay my faithful friend
Till the final curtain
You will stay my faithful friend
Till the final curtain


Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an late Classical and early Romantic composer. He produced a vast oeuvre during his short life, composing more the 600 vocal works (largely Lieder), and well as several symphonies, operas, and a large body of piano music. He…

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