Under this stone lies Gabriel John, Z 286 (Henry Purcell)
- Editor: Fernando Gómez Jácome (submitted 2004-09-21). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 60 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes:
Title: An Old Epitaph
Composer: Henry Purcell
Original text and translations
Under this stone lies Gabriel John,
in the year of our Lord one thousand and one.
Cover his head with turf or stone, 'tis all one,
with turf of stone, tis all one.
Pray for the soul of gentle John;
if you please you may,
or let it alone, tis all one.