from Act III of the Italian opera La Traviata
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Role: Violetta Valery
, a beautiful and wealthy Parisian
Voice Part: soprano Fach: dramatic coloratura
Setting: Violetta's bedroom
Synopsis: Violetta is now poor and about to die. She receives a letter from Alfredo's father saying that Alfredo has discovered why she lied about her love for him and is coming to her. She knows that it is too late, though, and sings a farewell to her happiness with Alfredo.