Johan Jonatan "Jussi" Björling (play /?ju?si ?bj?rl??/; 5 February 1911 -- 9 September 1960) was a Swedish tenor. One of the leading operatic singers of the 20th century, Björling appeared for many years at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City and less frequently at the major European opera houses, including the Royal Opera House in London and La Scala in Milan...
Lyrics & English Translation
Love itself bars you from not loving...
Your light hand that repels me,
Still looks for the stroke of my hand:
Even when your lips say: "I will not love you!"
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I send my kind and warm regards,