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by Antoine Ó Raifteirí (1784 - 1835)
Translation by James Stephens (1882 - 1950)
Language: English  after the Irish (Gaelic)
Anthony! Since your limbs were laid out the stars do not shine! The fish leap not out in the waves! On our meadows the dew does not fall in the morn, for O Daly is dead! Not a flow'r can be born! Not a word can be said! Not a tree have a leaf! On our meadows the dew does not fall in the morn, for O Daly is dead! Anthony! After you there is nothing to do! There is nothing but grief!
- by James Stephens (1882 - 1950), "Anthony O'Daly", appears in Reincarnations, first published 1918 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Irish (Gaelic) by Antoine Ó Raifteirí (1784 - 1835) [text unavailable]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Samuel Barber (1910 - 1981), "Anthony O'Daly", op. 16 no. 2 (1940), published 1942 [ SATB chorus a cappella ], from Reincarnations, no. 2 [sung text not yet checked]
- by Walter Byron Mourant (1910 - 1995), "Anthony O'Daly" [ medium voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2005-12-17
Line count: 18
Word count: 83