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Alfredo De Angelis

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Tenía que suceder (1955)

It Had to Happen lyrics by Julio Camilloni music by Arturo Gallucci Don’t tell my fortune, gypsy woman— What for? Just let my life take me where it will, suddenly, surprisingly, like it did yesterday. I am a man set on his path, who accepts his destiny as it comes, if I don’t shed tears … Continue reading

Mano a mano (1920)

This post is a special guest translation by Elaine Newton-Bruzza of Portland, Oregon. She holds a Master’s in Translation Studies from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and recently I collaborated with her on the English translation of Gustavo Benzecry Sabá’s excellent book The Quest for the Embrace: The History of Tango Dance 1800 – 1983 (Los legionarios … Continue reading

Pregonera (1945)

Flower Girl [1] lyrics by José Rótulo music by Alfredo De Angelis Blonde and ivory princess, she was queen of my idealistic youthful dreams: the one who peddled flowers on an April day, I remember her on the streets of Paris. A red rose for you sir, as red as the longings of love, white roses … Continue reading

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