What does miserere mei deus mean?

The literal translation of "miserere mei deus" from Latin to English is "have mercy on me, O God." It's the title of a song by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri, believed to have been written in the 1630s. Allegri was born in 1580, and died in 1652.
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