Donna, vorrei morir, ma confortato Dall'onesto tuo amor; Sentirmi almeno una sol volta amato Senza averne rossor. Vorrei poterti dar quel po' che resta Della mia gioventù; Sovra l'omero tuo piegar la testa E non destarmi più.
About the headline (FAQ)Note: This song is published in Gateway to Italian Art Songs, Alfred Publishing Co., edited by John Glenn Paton
- by Olindo Guerrini (1845 - 1916), as Lorenzo Stecchetti, no title, appears in Postuma, no. 83 [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 Francesco Paolo Tosti (1846 - 1916), "Donna, vorrei morir", published 1879 [voice and piano], from Pagine d'album, no. 3. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: John Glenn Paton [Guest Editor]
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