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Francisco Canaro

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El adiós (1937)

The Farewell lyrics by Virgilio San Clemente music by Maruja (María Esther) Pacheco Huergo In vain my soul in a hushed voice spilled its pain out into the night… only a deep, profound silence wept in my heart. On an afternoon that was dying in shadows, we bid each other a good-natured farewell; you didn’t … Continue reading

Milonga del 900 (1933)

Milonga of the 1900s lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Sebastián Piana I like mismatched things and I don’t walk on the sidewalk; I wear a Massera porkpie hat [1] and military boots on my feet. I loved her because I loved her and ‘cause of that I’m hurting now— she’s left me and I don’t … Continue reading

La milonga de Buenos Aires (1939)

The Milonga of Buenos Aires lyrics by Ivo Pelay music by Francisco Canaro To your majestic sound I saw you pass today through my big city and in you I discovered the exact copy of one that I had forgotten, and that, like you, was a porteña… You are the flower of Buenos Aires, the beautiful … Continue reading

Poema (1935)

Poem lyrics by Eduardo Bianco music by Mario Melfi It was a dream of sweet love, hours of joy and of affection. It was yesterday’s poem that I dreamed in golden colors. Vain chimeras that my heart will never be able to decipher again. Our fleeting little nest was a dream of love, of adoration!* When … Continue reading

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