Once he sang of summer, Nothing but the summer; Now he sings of winter, Of winter bleak and drear: Just because there's fallen A snow-flake on his forehead. He must go and fancy 'T is winter all the year!
- by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836 - 1907), "A Snow-Flake", appears in The Writings of Thomas Bailey Aldrich, first published 1891 [author's text checked 1 time 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 Leslie Louis Loth (1888 - 1974), "A Snow-Flake", published 1926. [high voice and piano] [text not verified]
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This text was added to the website: 2008-06-16
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