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Juan D’Arienzo

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El último café (1963)

The Last Coffee lyrics by Cátulo Castillo 
music by Héctor Stamponi Your memory touches down like a tornado, the autumn sun begins to set again I watch the drizzle, and as I watch the spoon stirs in the coffee… In the last coffee that your lips coldly ordered that time in a sighing voice. I … Continue reading

Paciencia (1937)

Patience [1] lyrics by Francisco Gorrindo music by Juan D’Arienzo Last night, my eyes fell on you again; last night, I had you at my side again. Why should I have seen you if, after everything, we were two strangers looking into the past! You’re not the same, nor am I the same… Years! Life! … Continue reading

Pompas de jabón (1925)

Soap Bubbles [2] music by Roberto Goyheneche lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo Doll from my neighborhood, pretty little thing— you go riding by with some swell in his car, you got yourself a fancy haircut, and you’ve dyed it champagne blonde. In those bars full of tuxedos and bandoneons, [3] you dance like you’re striking poses … Continue reading

Que Dios te ayude (1939)

God Help You lyrics by Manuel “Nolo” López & Antonio Mastronardi music by José Juan Visciglio You took away the warmth and affection of my mother, the holy tenderness of her pure and noble heart. The caress of her wings, her good-morning kiss— everything in this life was such a dream for me. A dream that was … 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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