by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c84 BCE - 54 BCE)

Odi et amo. Quare id faciam
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): SPA
Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, 
  fortasse requiris?
Nescio, sed fieri 
  sentio et excrucior.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Dominick Argento (1927 - 2019) , copyright © ; composed by Dominick Argento.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Geoffrey Bush.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Hans Krása.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Mario Rapisardi) , no title, first published 1889
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2008-07-26
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Word count: 14