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Trinklied

by Franz Schubert

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Text & Translation

Trinklied
German source: Anon.

Auf! Jeder sei nun froh und sorgenfrei!
Ist noch Jemand, der mit Gram
Schwer im Herzen zu uns kam:
Auf! auf! er sei nun froh und sorgenfrei!

Drinking song
English translation © Richard Wigmore

Come! Let every man be glad and carefree!
And if there’s anyone who came to us
With grief weighing on his heart,
come, let him now be glad and carefree!

Translations by Richard Wigmore first published by Gollancz and reprinted in the Hyperion Schubert Song Edition

Trinklied
German source: Anon.

Drinking song
English source: Richard Wigmore

Auf! Jeder sei nun froh und sorgenfrei!
Come! Let every man be glad and carefree!
Ist noch Jemand, der mit Gram
And if there’s anyone who came to us
Schwer im Herzen zu uns kam:
With grief weighing on his heart,
Auf! auf! er sei nun froh und sorgenfrei!
come, let him now be glad and carefree!

Composer

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…

Poet

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