Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Vienna
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Hugo Laurenz August Hofmann von Hofmannsthal, was an Austrian novelist, librettist, poet, dramatist, narrator, and essayist.

Early Life

Hofmannsthal was born in Landstraße, Vienna, the son of an upper-class Austrian mother, Anna Maria Josefa Fohleutner (1852–1904), and an Austrian–Italian bank manager, Hugo August Peter Hofmann, Edler ...
Popular Poems
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Experience
The valley of dusk was filled
With a silver-grey fragrance, like the moon
Seeping through clouds. But it asn't night.
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Erfahrung
Ich kann so gut verstehen die ungetreuen Frauen,
So gut, mir ist, als könnt' ich in ihre Seelen schauen.
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3.
Die Beiden
Sie trug den Becher in der Hand -
Ihr Kinn und Mund glich seinem Rand -,
So leicht und sicher war ihr Gang,
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4.
Vorfrühling
Es läuft der Frühlingswind
Durch kahle Alleen,
Seltsame Dinge sind
In seinem Wehn.
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Remembered
Your little sister
Has tossed her
Untied hair forward
Like a living veil,
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