© by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967)

I, too sing America
Language: English 
I, too sing America
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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)

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anna Nussbaum , "Auch ich bin Amerika", copyright © ; composed by Kurt Pahlen.

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