by Vincenzo Grimani (1655? - 1710)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

La mia sorte fortunata
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
La mia sorte fortunata    
dalle stelle oggi mi scende,
se vien oggi da te,
se in te sol bella adorata
la mia stella mi risplende
per gloria di mia fé.


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Truly, my auspicious fortune", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-04
Line count: 6
Word count: 30

Truly, my auspicious fortune
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Truly, my auspicious fortune
surely descends from the stars
if you are its harbinger,
if my star shines brightly
in your image alone, my dear beloved,
to give glory to my faith.


  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2018 by Andrew Schneider, (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.

Based on


This text was added to the website: 2018-05-13
Line count: 6
Word count: 32