Absalon, fili mi
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
Absalon, fili mi,
Quis det ut moriar pro te,
Fili mi Absalon.
Non vivam ultra,
Sed descendam in infernum plorans.


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Set in a modified version by Heinrich Schütz.

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  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , "Absalom, my son", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: David Wyatt

This text was added to the website: 2012-10-25
Line count: 5
Word count: 20