from Act III - The Gypsy's Son, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Il Trovatore
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
, an officer in Prince Urgel's army and the supposed son of the gypsy woman Azucena
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto tenor
Setting: A room adjoining the chapel at Castellor, 1409.
Synopsis: Although the castle of Castellor is under siege, Manrico and Leonora are about to be married. Manrico tells his love that, even if the fortress is destroyed and he is killed, he will die speaking her name.