by Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova (1889 - 1966)

Muza
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Kogda ja noč'ju ždu eë prichoda,
Žizn', kažetsja, visit na voloske.
Čto počesti, čto junost', čto svoboda
Pred miloj gost'ej s dudočkoj v ruke.
I vot vošla. Otkinuv pokryvalo,
Vnimatel'no vzgljanula na menja.
Ej govorju: "Ty l' Dantu diktovala
Stranicy Ada?" Otvečaet: " Ja!".

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Muse", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "The muse", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2015-01-12
Line count: 8
Word count: 44