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Agnus Dei

by Gabriel Fauré From Requiem (1948) Op. 48

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Agnus Dei
Latin source: Anon.

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
dona eis requiem.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
dona eis sempiternam requiem.
Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine,
cum sanctis tuis in aeternum, quia pius es.

Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine,
et lux perpetua luceat eis.

Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world
English translation © Anon.

Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
give them rest.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
give them eternal rest.
May eternal light shine on them, Lord,
with your saints for ever, for you are good.

Give them eternal rest, Lord,
and may light perpetual shine upon them.

Agnus Dei
Latin source: Anon.

Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world
English source: Anon.

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
dona eis requiem.
give them rest.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,
dona eis sempiternam requiem.
give them eternal rest.
Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine,
May eternal light shine on them, Lord,
cum sanctis tuis in aeternum, quia pius es.
with your saints for ever, for you are good.

Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine,
Give them eternal rest, Lord,
et lux perpetua luceat eis.
and may light perpetual shine upon them.

Composer

Gabriel Fauré

  ​"Gabriel Urbain Fauré (12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his…

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