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Ohne Liebe

Ohne Liebe

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!

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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 musicians of this period, and is considered to be one of the greatest composers of all time.

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