from Act III of the Italian opera Madama Butterfly
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa
Role: Madame Butterfly
, a Japanese girl alson known as Cio-Cio-San
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric soprano|spinto
Setting: Butterfly's house
Synopsis: Butterfly has discovered that Pinkerton has married again. Consumed with despair and about to kill herself, she tells her son that he will never remember her or remember that she died for him.