by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Vos me matásteis
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE GER
Vos me matásteis,
niña en cabello,
vos me habéis muerto.
Riberas de un río
ví moza [vírgen]1,
Niña en cabello,
vos me matásteis,
Niña en cabello,
vos me habéis muerto.

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1 Vasquez: "virgo"

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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)

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

  • ENG English [singable] (Steuart Allin) , "You have destroyed me", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "You have slain me", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Vous m'avez détruit", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Du hast mich umgebracht", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Vous m'avez détruit
Language: French (Français)  after the Spanish (Español) 
Vous m'avez détruit,
Fille aux cheveux au vent,
Vous m'avez donné la mort.
Sur les rives de la rivière,
Je vous ai vue, jeune vierge,
Fille aux cheveux au vent,
Vous m'avez détruit,
Fille aux cheveux au vent,
Vous m'avez donné la mort.

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  • Translation from Spanish (Español) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2013-01-10 00:00:00
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