by Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi (1877 - 1944)
Translation © by Alfredo García

Quel Galant m'est comparable
Language: French (Français)  after the Greek (Ελληνικά) 
Available translation(s): ENG GER HUN ITA SPA
Quel galant m'est comparable,
D'entre ceux qu'on voit passer?
Dis, dame Vassiliki?

Vois, pendus à ma ceinture,
pistolets et sabre aigu...
Et c'est toi que j'aime!


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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "What Gallant Compares with Me?", copyright ©
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Maria Th. Langsch) , title 1: "Welcher Anbeter ist mit mir vergleichbar", 2004, copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alfredo García) , title 1: "¿Qué galán se puede comparar conmigo?", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Quale spasimante può starmi a pari", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Dániel Csűry) , title 1: "Melyik szerető fogható hozzám", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 26

¿Qué galán se puede comparar conmigo?
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the French (Français) 
¿Qué galán se puede comparar conmigo
Entre los que vemos pasar?
Dime, señora Vassiliki.

Mira, de mi cinto penden
pistolas y sable puntiagudo...
¡Y te amo a ti!


  • Translation from French (Français) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2008 by Alfredo García, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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This text was added to the website: 2008-10-29
Line count: 6
Word count: 28