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Translation possibly by Paul England (c1863 - c1932)

Had I but wings
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
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Note: the title page of the score gives the translator's name as P. England


Based on:

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

  • by Percy Reeve (1855 - ?), "Had I but wings", published 1896 [ voice and piano ], London, Metzler & Co.

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, a translation by H. D. Banning ; composed by Arturo Luzzatti.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Bainbridge Crist.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Karl Vollheim , "Ein Wunsch" ; composed by Gustav Hasse.
  • Also set in Italian (Italiano), a translation by Giuseppe Zaffira (flourished 1868-1886) ; composed by Émile Pessard.
  • Also set in Italian (Italiano), a translation by Angelo Zanardini (1820 - 1893) ; composed by Ettore Perosio, Francesco Paolo Tosti.

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