from Act III of the French opera Les Contes d'Hoffmann
by Jacques Offenbach
Libretto: Jules Barbier
, a sick woman, one of Hoffmann's loves
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric soprano
Setting: A room in Crespel's house, Munich, 19th century
Synopsis: Antonia sings of her sorrow over a lost lover. She wishs that he would return to her.