Of: my crow Pluto, the true Plato [ ... ]
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Note: quotation at top of score: "Even when the bird is walking we know that it has wings." -Victor Hugo
- by Marianne Moore (1887 - 1972), "To Victor Hugo of My Crow Pluto", appears in Tell Me, Tell Me, first published 1966, copyright © [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Virgil Garnett Thomson (1896 - 1989), "My crow Pluto", published 1966 [medium voice, piano], from Two By Marianne Moore, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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