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Mariano Mores

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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

Uno (1943)

One lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo music by Mariano Mores One, filled with hope, searches for the path that his dreams promised to his longings… He knows that the fight is cruel and long, but he fights and bleeds for the faith that drives him… One drags himself through thorns and because he longs to give … Continue reading

Cristal (1944)

Crystal lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores My heart has been torn to pieces, my feelings shattered on this day… Night after night with no rest and this unease in my soul… So, so many years have passed— my life and my hair are gray! Mad, nearly dead, crushed, my spirit is still chained to the days of … Continue reading

En esta tarde gris (1941)

On This Gray Afternoon lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores How I long to cry on this gray afternoon! With its pitter-patter, the rain speaks of you… Regretful in the knowledge that it is my fault, darling, that I will never, ever see you again. When I close my eyes I see you, … Continue reading

Gricel (1942)

Gricel lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores I should never have thought that I could win your heart— but still I searched for you until one day I found you and I stunned you with my kisses I didn’t care how virtuous you were… Your fragile crystal dream shattered when I left and … Continue reading

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