Look up artist Soler, Temistocle

Name: Soler, Temistocle
Born: December 25, 1815 (Ferrara, Italy)
Died: April 21, 1878
Note: Italian opera composer and librettist, collaborated with composer Giuseppe Verdi

Songs written or composed

Title: Va Pensiero
Author: Soler, Temistocle
Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
Additional song notes: "Fly, thought (spanish)" The full incipit is Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate, meaning "Fly, thought, on wings of gold." from the third act of Nabucco (1842), with words by Temistocle Solera, inspired by Psalm 137. Known as Verdi's "Jewish" work of art, it recollects the story of Jewish exiles from Judea after the loss of the First Temple in Jerusalem.


On album: S-139(a) (Yevgeny Shapovalov/ The First Ten Years)
Track ID: 38020
Vocal Shapovalov, Yevgeny
First line: Va pensiero su la via dorate va tipoza sui cilvi sui coley oh viloetta no...
Language: Spanish
Style: Jazz, melodic
Length: 2:48

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