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Mond und Licht ist vor Schmerzen untergangen

Regarding the conjugation of "sein" - I would say say that the lyric is kind of saying "The moon has set from sorrow, and therefore also the light is gone" or "Mond (und ...
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Mond und Licht ist vor Schmerzen untergangen

Lyrics, of course, enjoy a certain amount of liberty from the hard rules of grammar, and the proper past participle would not have fit the notes of the music. That's very probably the main reason for ...
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