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Alberto Morán

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Sin palabras (1946)

No Words [1] lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo music by Mariano Mores It was born from you, in search of a song to bring us together, now I know that it’s cruel—brutal, even— my punishment for you. With no words this music will still wound you, wherever your betrayal may hear it… On the most absurd night, on the … Continue reading

Yuyo verde (1944)

Green Weeds lyrics by Homero Expósito music by Domingo Federico Alleyway…alleyway… so distant…so distant… lost, we wandered hand in hand beneath a summer sky dreaming in vain… A streetlamp…a gate… —just like in a tango— the two of us lost, hand in hand beneath a summer sky that has gone… Let me weep uncontrollably, with … Continue reading

Desvelo (De flor en flor)

Sleeplessness (Flower to Flower) lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo [1] music by Eduardo Bonessi Though you may tell yourself that I’m taking a different path than you; though you may abandon me, I will always have to love you; though my jealousy fills my life with sleeplessness as I reflect that very soon you’ll go far … Continue reading

Maleza (1945)

Garden Weeds lyrics by Cátulo Castillo music by Enrique Munné Since absence has locked the door on me, with bolts of oblivion… Since the seductive door knocker stays silent, I don’t even know why I’ve come… The garden weeds and the ruins of the balcony wound me with their gloom… Since her hand is not … Continue reading

Demasiado tarde (1941)

Too Late lyrics by Agustín Horacio Delamónica music by Francisco Troppoli It’s all the same, nothing has changed: the same patio, the same sun, the same ivy, which like my hope kept growing in my absence staying green as ever… It’s just me who’s come back changed, carrying all my life’s suffering. I feel the stab of … Continue reading

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