Somne levis! quanquam certissima mortis imago,
Consortem cupio te tamen esse tori.
Alma quies, optata, veni! nam sic sine vita
Vivere, quam suave est, sic sine morte mori!
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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
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- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Eduard Mörike (1804 - 1875) , title 1: "An den Schlaf" ENG ITA FRE by Hanns Eisler, Hugo Wolf, Joseph Kaufer, Roger Matscheizik, Fritz Schieri, Emil Kauffmann.
- Also set in English, a translation by Julia von Bose , title 1: "To sleep", copyright © 1951 ITA FRE GER by Joseph Kaufer.
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