Mon pauvre coeur est un hibou
Qu'on cloue, qu'on décloue, qu'on recloue.
De sang, d'ardeur, il est à bout.
Tous ceux qui m'aiment, je les loue.
Submitted by Ted Perry
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by Claude Ballif (1924 - 2004)
, "Le hibou", op. 1b no. 28 (1945-48), published 1994 [voice and piano], from Le Cortège d’Orphée, no. 28, Édition Durand & Fils [
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by Louis Durey (1888 - 1979)
, "Le hibou", op. 17a no. 28 (1919), from Le Bestiaire, no. 28. [
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