Einsmals spatziert ich (Once, As I Went Walking)

DESCRIPTION: Amish hymn in German.. "Einsmals spatziert ich hin und her, In meinen alten Tangen." "Once, as I went walking, In my old days I saw how close Death was to me... I thought... How not a day was left... And how many sins I had committed...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1742 (Amish Ausbund, #48, according to Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad foreignlanguage sin
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 159-160, "Einsmals spatziert ich (Once, As I Went Walking)" (1 short German text plus not-very-literal translation, 1 tune)
File: KPL159

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