from Act III of the Italian opera La Forza del Destino
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Role: Don Alvaro
, Leonora's half-Indian suitor
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: Italy, near the town of Velletri
Synopsis: Don Alvaro, who has changed his name to Don Federico Herreros, is musing on his lost love - Leonora. He decries the fate that befell his parents and denied his royal throne. He has come to Italy as Captain of the Spanish Grenadiers to fight in the army.