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Oh! thou my Austria!

Patriotic Song. | Music by F. von Suppe, born April 18, 1820

Where snow-crown'd mountains rear their summits t'wards the sky,
As tho' they vonverse held with clouds in Heav'n on high.
Where pure from sparkling springs flow waters crytal clear,
Where chamois fleet are chas'd by youths who ne'er knwon fear,
|: Who aim, when far above on rocky steep they stand, :|
Yes, that is my Austria! That is my Fatherland!
That is my Austria! My Fatherland!

Yes, there, where Alpine maids the gayest ditties sing,
Where youths the sweetest flow'rs to blushing maidens bring.
Where echoes far and near ring clearly on the air,
Where faith and love go hand and hand in union fair.
|: Ah ! there where faith and love go ever hand in hand. :|
Yes, that is my Austria! That is my Fatherland!
That is my Austria! My Fatherland!

O Du mein Österreich

Text: Anton von Klesheim

Dort, wo die Schneeberg' stolz die Köpf' in d'Wolken trag'n
Gleichwie als könnten's was dem lieben Himmel sagen,
Dort, wo das reinste Wasser aus den Quellen fließt,
Dort, wo der Jägerbub' die flücht'ge Gemse schießt,
Wenn er so oben steht hoch auf der Felsenwand,
Ja, das ist mein Österreich, das ist mein Vaterland,
Das ist mein Österreich, mein Vaterland.

Dort, wo die Almerin die lust'gen Lieder singt,
Dort, wo der Bub vom Berg die schönsten Sträußerl bringt,
Wo die Echo schallen so in der Näh' und Fern,
Dort, wo die Treu' und Lieb' so gern geht Hand in Hand
Dort, wo die Treu' und Lieb' so gern geht Hand in Hand
Ja, das ist mein Österreich, das ist mein Vaterland,
Das ist mein Österreich, mein Vaterland.




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