from Act II, Scene 3 of the Italian opera Luisa Miller
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
, Count Walter's son
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor
Setting: the gardens in the castle of Count Walter, the Tyrol, early 17th century
Synopsis: Rodolfo has received a letter from Luisa saying that she never loved him. He is crushed and reminisces about the happy times they had together.