Elie Siegmeister
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Music by Elie Siegmeister
1966, published 1978, low voice, piano or orchestra
from The Face Of War, n°5

Musica di Elie Siegmeister
1966, pubblicata nel 1978, per voce di basso, piano o orchestra
da The Face Of War, n°5

Elie Siegmeister.
Elie Siegmeister.

You see,
It has to do with death,
All this fighting--
With death
And the taking of breath,
And the taking of milk from babies,
And books from eager hands,
And dignity from man.

Contributed by Riccardo Venturi - 2006/8/31 - 17:58

Language: Italian

Versione italiana di Riccardo Venturi
31 agosto 2006

ha a che fare con la morte,
tutto questo combattere
con la morte
con il togliere il respiro
con il togliere il latte ai bambini
e i libri a mani che li bramano,
e la dignità all’uomo.

2006/8/31 - 18:10

Language: Finnish

Traduzione finlandese / Finnish translation / Suomennos: Juha Rämö

että kuolemasta siinä on kysymys,
kaikessa tässä sotimisessa,
kuolemasta on kysymys,
ja hengen riistämisestä
ja maidon viemisestä lapsilta
ja kirjojen viemisestä halukkaista käsistä
ja arvon viemisestä ihmiseltä.

Contributed by Juha Rämö - 2015/7/23 - 08:47

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