by Olindo Guerrini (1845 - 1916), as Lorenzo Stecchetti
Translation by Lev L'vovich Kobylinsky (1889 - 1947), as Ellis

Quando cadran le foglie e tu verrai
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Quando cadran le foglie e tu verrai
A cercar la mia croce in camposanto,
In un cantuccio la ritroverai
E molti fior le saran [nati]1 accanto.

Cògli [allora]2 pe' tuoi biondi capelli
I fiori nati [dal]3 mio cor. Son quelli

I canti che pensai [ma]1 che non scrissi,
Le parole d'amor che non ti dissi.

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1 omitted by Sommer
2 Sommer: "allor tu"
3 Sommer: "del"

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This text was added to the website: 2008-10-16
Line count: 8
Word count: 55

Kogda, kružas', osennie listy
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Kogda, kružas', osennie listy
Usypjat naše bednoe kladbišče,
Tam v storone, gde skryli vsë cvety,
Najdi moë poslednee žilišče!

Togda ukras' čelo venkom živych cvetov,
Iz serdca moego vozrosšich, im sogretych.
To zvuki pesen, mnoju nedopetych,
Ljubvi moej ne vyskazannych slov.

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  • ENG English (Aleksey Berg) , "When the whirling autumn leaves", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2003-11-03
Line count: 8
Word count: 41