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Al ver mis horas de fiebre

Language: Spanish (EspaƱol)

Al ver mis horas de fiebre
e insomnio lentas pasar,
a la orilla de mi lecho,
¿quién se sentará?

Cuando la trémula mano
tienda próximo a expirar
buscando una mano amiga,
¿quién la estrechará?

Cuando la muerte vidríe
de mis ojos el cristal,
mis párpados aún abiertos,
¿quién los cerrará?

Cuando la campana suene
(si suena en mi funeral),
una oración al oírla,
¿quién murmurará?

Cuando mis pálidos restos
oprima la tierra ya,
sobre la olvidada fosa.
¿quién vendar a llorar?

¿Quién en fin al otro día,
cuando el sol vuelva a brillar,
de que pasé por el mundo,
¿quién se acordará?


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

Text added to the website: 2010-08-08.

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