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In paradisum

by Gabriel Fauré From Requiem (1948) Op. 48

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In paradisum
Latin source: Anon.

In paradisum deducant angeli:
in tuo adventu suscipiant te martyres,
et perducant te in civitatem sanctam Jerusalem.
Chorus angelorum te suscipiat,
et cum Lazaro quondam paupere,
aeternam habeas requiem.

May the angels lead you into paradise:
English translation © Anon.

May the angels lead you into paradise:
may the martyrs receive you as you arrive,
and bring you into the holy city of Jerusalem.
May the choir of angels receive you,
and with Lazarus, once a beggar,
may you have eternal rest.

In paradisum
Latin source: Anon.

May the angels lead you into paradise:
English source: Anon.

In paradisum deducant angeli:
May the angels lead you into paradise:
in tuo adventu suscipiant te martyres,
may the martyrs receive you as you arrive,
et perducant te in civitatem sanctam Jerusalem.
and bring you into the holy city of Jerusalem.
Chorus angelorum te suscipiat,
May the choir of angels receive you,
et cum Lazaro quondam paupere,
and with Lazarus, once a beggar,
aeternam habeas requiem.
may you have eternal rest.

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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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