• Description:

This is a public domain speech dataset consisting of 13,100 short audio clips of a single speaker reading passages from 7 non-fiction books. A transcription is provided for each clip. Clips vary in length from 1 to 10 seconds and have a total length of approximately 24 hours.

The texts were published between 1884 and 1964, and are in the public domain. The audio was recorded in 2016-17 by the LibriVox project and is also in the public domain.

Split Examples
'train' 13,100
  • Feature structure:
    'id': string,
    'speech': Audio(shape=(None,), dtype=int16),
    'text': Text(shape=(), dtype=string),
    'text_normalized': Text(shape=(), dtype=string),
  • Feature documentation:
Feature Class Shape Dtype Description
id Tensor string
speech Audio (None,) int16
text Text string
text_normalized Text string
  • Citation:
  author       = {Keith Ito},
  title        = {The LJ Speech Dataset},
  howpublished = {\url{https://keithito.com/LJ-Speech-Dataset/} },
  year         = 2017