Emil Sjögren (1853-1918)

'Jag beder dig ej om rosen på ditt bröst'

  • Year of composition: Stockholm 27 May 1876 (according to the autograph)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Vilhelm Bergsøe (according to Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon; Bergsø according to the autograph; Bergs according to the archive list at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket)
    The Danish original was published in 1866 in Bergsøe's 'Fra Piazza del Popolo', part 2, chapter 7
  • Dedication: To Elisabeth Lundgren from E. Sjögren (according to the autograph)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Emil Sjögren's archive (two copies; the lyricist is indicated as 'Bergs', which probably refers to Bergsøe)

Description of work

Not too fast D major 4/4 (C)


Jag beder dig ej om rosen på ditt bröst
ej om en lock af ditt hår