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Homero Manzi

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Mi taza de café (1943)

My Cup of Coffee lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Alfredo Malerba Outside the café window, the afternoon fades and as I sip my cup of coffee, I reflect. Memories march by: triumphs and sorrows, the lights and shadows of times gone by. The street is empty, just like my future. Friends and lovers, the … Continue reading

Sur (1948)

South lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Aníbal Troilo Old San Juan and Boedo, and all the heavens, [1] Pompeya and beyond that the flood, your tresses flowing through my memory and your name floating in that farewell. The blacksmith’s corner, mud and pampa, your house, your sidewalk, and the big pit, and the perfume of … Continue reading

Veinticuatro de agosto (1943)

August 24th  lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Pedro Laurenz August 24th— it’s been one whole year. Not one night missed at my preferred café, and after, out with all my favorite guys to dance, to drink, to while the time away… I haven’t touched my tools for one whole year, I call my mother … Continue reading

Torrente (1944)

Flood lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Hugo Gutiérrez Your anxiety sobs, as my loneliness too wished to sob, like a coward. The anguish of playing around and suddenly, against my will, losing my heart in the flood. Our yesterdays cry out, they cry out in the tone of neglect that sorrowfully recalls the night we said goodbye, … Continue reading

Solamente ella (1944)

Only Her lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Lucio Demare She arrived one afternoon and she was sad, phantom of silence and song, she came from a world that doesn’t exist her heart empty of hopes. She was an aimless cloud with no destiny, she was as tender as a farewell. My steps followed her … Continue reading

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