The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59300   Message #1762592
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
17-Jun-06 - 11:26 PM
Thread Name: are translations copyrighted?
Subject: RE: are translations copyrighted?
The same time you would have to wait for any other copyright to expire; depending, up to a point, on what country's laws apply. See earlier threads on the subject (links above).

If you don't want to wait nearly 50 years, do your own translation; or tell us exactly what song you are talking about. There may be older translations, perhaps, that you aren't aware of.