from Act III of the French opera Mignon
by Ambroise Thomas
Libretto: Jules Barbier
Role: Wilhelm Meister
, a traveling student
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: a garden in a castle, Italy, late 1700s
Synopsis: In a delirious state of illness, Mignon mentions Wilhelm's name. He then wishes that she would be restored to her previous state of innocence and joy.