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O duse draha jedinka (1888) Op. 83


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Písně Milostné (Love Songs) (Op. 83)


O duse draha jedinka

Ó, duše drahá, jedinká,
Jež v srdci žiješ dosud:
Má oblétá tě myšlenka,
Ač nás dělí zlý osud.
Ó, kéž jsem zpěvnou labutí,
Já zaletěl bych k tobě;
A v posledním bych vzdechnutí
Ti vypěl srdce v mdlobě.

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Composer

Antonín Leopold Dvořák (8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer, one of the first to achieve worldwide recognition. He frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia.

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