SONG FROM OMAR KHAYYAM

Victor Harris
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Edward Schuberth & Co.
Op. 16, No. 5

Reprinted in Rubert Hughes and Arthur Elson, American Composers 1900 – 1914 (Boston: The Page Company, 1914)p. 339.

Victor Harris (27 Apr. 1869 – 15 Feb. 1943) published more than 100 songs and choruses.

Oh! threats of Hell and hopes of Paradise!
One thing at least is certain: This life flies,
One thing is certain and the rest is Lies!
The flower that once has blown forever dies.

SONG FROM OMAR KHAYYAM