by Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963)

Pièce de circonstance
Language: French (Français) 
Gravez votre nom dans un arbre
Qui poussera jusqu’ au nadir.
Un arbre vaut mieux que le marbre,
Car on y voit les noms grandir.


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 Japanese (日本語), a translation by Daigaku Horiguchi (1892 - 1981) , copyright © ; composed by Dan Ikuma.

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This text was added to the website: 2016-01-15
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