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"Sa tag mit hjerte"


Hugo Alfven


Hugo Alfven song, Now take my heart


Hugo Alfven's song "SA tag mit hjerte" ("Now take my heart") was composed as a present to his wife on her name-day in 1946. (Although the song was originally entitled "Saa tag mit Hjerte," it is now usually referred to by the modernized spelling used above). In the previous issue of the Journal, Enrique Gilardoni mentioned in his article about the Jussi Bjorling Museum in Borlange that the score of this song, inscribed with a dedication to Jussi Bjorling, is on display in the museum, along with a letter from the composer to Jussi. The dedication on the score reads:

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