by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c84 BCE - 54 BCE)
Translation © by Saúl Botero Restrepo

Odi et amo. Quare id faciam
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): SPA
Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, 
  fortasse requiris?
Nescio, sed fieri 
  sentio et excrucior.

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Dominick Argento (1927 - 2019) , copyright © ; composed by Dominick Argento.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Geoffrey Bush.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Hans Krása.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Mario Rapisardi) , no title, first published 1889
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Odio y amo
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the Latin 
Odio y amo, 
tal vez preguntes por qué lo hago.
No lo sé, pero 
lo siento y me tortura.

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  • Translation from Latin to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2015 by Saúl Botero Restrepo, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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