What is it now with me [ ... ]
- by John Ashbery (1927 - 2017), "Fear of death", appears in Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, first published 1975, 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 Ned Rorem (b. 1923), "Fear of death", published 1981 [ voice and piano ], from The Nantucket Songs, no. 7 [sung text checked 1 time]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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