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Songs

Oh, fair to see

by Gerald Finzi From Oh Fair to See (song cycle) Op. 13b

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Text

Oh, fair to see
English source: Christina Rossetti

Oh fair to see
Bloom-laden cherry tree,
Arrayed in sunny white,
An April day’s delight;
Oh fair to see!

Oh fair to see
Fruit-laden cherry tree,
With balls of shining red
Decking a leafy head;
Oh fair to see!

Composer

Gerald Finzi

Gerald Raphael Finzi was a British composer. He is best known as a choral composer, but also wrote in other genres.

Poet

Christina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing "Goblin Market" and "Remember". She also wrote the words of two…

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