cc              DI FAYER KORBUNES                                                     The Fire’s Sacrifices             The...
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Lyrics for Di Fayer Korbunes (The Fire's Sacrifices)

  1. 1. cc DI FAYER KORBUNES The Fire’s Sacrifices The Fire’s Sacrifices The hour rang Work ended in the shirtwaist factory The workers collected their pay Lyric by Louis Gilrod They hoped to get home early Translation by Allen Lewis Rickman and Yelena Shmulenson Suddenly, horror Terror c A screamc A hellish fire breaks out Desperate voices from all sides All struggle to escape The firemen’s bell rings Terrified girls fly off the tenth floorDi Fayer Korbunes ,ubcre rg˙p hs The inferno rages unstoppable It burns living young bodiesDi shtunde hot geklapt, wyPTkegd y†v gsbuya hsDer shap hot gestapt, wyPTyxgd y†v PTa rgs (Refrain)In der groyser veyst-fektori. /hr†yegp-yxhhuu rgxhurd rgs iht Who can stand there unfeelingly and watch?Di arbeter, zey hhz wrgygcrT hs Who will lament the sacrifices of Hell’s own fire?Hobn gekrogn di pey hhP hs id†regd ic†v The mothersUn geaylt zikh aheymgeyn far fri. /hrp rTp ihhdnhhvT lhz yk˙tgd iut cry The fathersNor plutsim, oy vey, whhuu hut wohmukP r†b wailA shrek, a geshrey, whhragd T wegra T and recite the Memorial Prayer for their youngA helishes fayer brekht oys. /xhut yfgrc rg˙p xgahkgv T childrenFun iberal kumen ignue kTrgcht iup PainFartsveyflte shtimen ignhya gykphhuumrTp ShamefulAyeder fil frier aroys. /xhurT rgHrp khp rgsghT The sacrifices of Dollar Land The sacrifices of Dollar LandFayerlayt klingen, wigdbhke y˙krg˙pFun tsentn flor shpringen igdbhrPa r†kp iybgm iup Away to the factory, never to return,Meydlekh far angst un fun noyt. /yhub iup iut yxdbT rTp lgkshhn a girl in the bloom of youthEs krakht umgehayer rg˙vgdnut yfTre xg Mother at home doesn’t knowDos shreklikhe fayer rg˙p gfhkegra x†s what becomes of her daughterUn farbrent yunge laybn tsum toyt. /yhuy oum ic˙k gdbuh ybgrcrTp iut Dark night brings word of the monstrous blaze The mother recognizes her daughter, burned(Refren) (igrpgr) Agony steals her reasonVer ken dos tsuzen on rakhmones, w,ubnjr i† igzum x†s ige rguu “Quickly, you brilliant people,” she screams —Ver ken baveynen di korbones, w,ubcre hs igbhhuuTc ige rguu gone —Fun dem fayer dem gehenem-brand? ?sbTrc-obvhd ogs rg˙p ogs iup “put up a black wedding-canopy!”Mames veynen, tates klogn id†ke xgyTy wigbhhuu xgnTn Grief and bewilderment push her to madnessNokh yunge kinder kadish zogn. /id†z ahse rgsbhe gdbuh l†b and she falls deadVeytik, shmerts un shand: :sbTa iut .rgna wehyhhuu beside her only childKorbones fun doler-land, wsbTk-rgk†s iup ,ubcreKorbones fun doler-land. /sbTk-rgk†s iup ,ubcre (Refrain)Avek in fabrik ehrcTp iht eguuTUn kumt nit tsurik ehrum yhb ynue iutA meydele bliend un sheyn. /ihha iut sbgHkc gkgshhn TDi mame in der heym, wohhv rgs iht gnTn hsZi veyst nit fun dem ogs iup yhb yxhhuu hzVos iz mit ir tokhter geshen. /igagd rgyf†y rht yhn zht x†uuDi fintstere nakht yfTb grgymbhp hsHot di nakhrikht gebrakht yfTrcgd yfhrfTb hs y†vFun shreklikhn fayer un brand. /sbTrc iut rg˙p ifhkegra iupDi muter derkent ybgergs rgyun hsIr tokhter farbrent ybgrcrTp rgyf†y rhtFar shmerts farlirt zi ir farshtand. /sbTyarTp rht hz yrhkrTp .rgna rtpShnel, mentshn kluge, wgduke iaybgn kgbaShrayt zi oys meshuge, wgduan xhut hz y˙raA shvartse khupe shtelt oyf geshvind. /sbhuuagd ;hut ykgya vPuj gmrTuua TZi yomert farvirt, wyrhuurTp yrgn†h hzFun zinen gerirt yrhrgd igbhz iupUn falt toyt nebn ir eyntsik kind. /sbhe ehmbhht rht icgb yhuy ykTp iut(Refren) (igrpgr)

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