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Vom Gebirge Well' auf Well'

by Johannes Brahms From Neue Liebeslieder (1874) Op. 65

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Vom Gebirge Well' auf Well'
German source: Georg Friedrich Daumer

Vom Gebirge Well auf Well
kommen Regengüsse,
und ich gäbe dir so gern
hunderttausend Küsse.

From the mountain, wave on wave
English translation © Richard Stokes

From the mountain, wave on wave,
the torrential rain teems down,
and I would dearly love to give you
one hundred thousand kisses.

Translation © Richard Stokes, author of The Book of Lieder (Faber, 2005)

Vom Gebirge Well' auf Well'
German source: Georg Friedrich Daumer

From the mountain, wave on wave
English source: Richard Stokes

Vom Gebirge Well auf Well
From the mountain, wave on wave,
kommen Regengüsse,
the torrential rain teems down,
und ich gäbe dir so gern
and I would dearly love to give you
hunderttausend Küsse.
one hundred thousand kisses.

Composer

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna.  Brahms has been considered, by his…

Poet

Georg Friedrich Daumer

Georg Friedrich Daumer was a German poet and philosopher.

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