Farewell, Farewell, My Own True Love (Soldier's Farewell)

DESCRIPTION: "How can I bear to leave thee, One parting kiss I givee thee, And then whate'er befalls me, I go where honor calls me. Farewell, farewell, my own true love (x2)." He may never again see her, but he will whisper her name if he dies
AUTHOR: Johanna Kinkel (source: Heart-Songs)
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Heart-Songs)
KEYWORDS: soldier death separation love
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Heart-Songs, p. 221, "Soldier's Farewell" (1 text, 1 tune)
Jolly-Miller-Songster-5thEd, #143, "Soldier's Farewell" (1 text)

Roud #23810
File: HeSo221

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