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Osvaldo Pugliese

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Demasiado tarde (1941)

Too Late lyrics by Agustín Horacio Delamónica music by Francisco Troppoli It’s all the same, nothing has changed: the same patio, the same sun, the same ivy, which like my hope kept growing in my absence staying green as ever… It’s just me who’s come back changed, carrying all my life’s suffering. I feel the stab of … 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

Recién (1943)

Just Now lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Osvaldo Pugliese Today, just now, just now, I bring my life close to you again— hiding all my failures, concealing all my wounds. And today as I find the protection of your steady hands just now I realize that it hurts me to know I’ve done you … Continue reading

Farol (1943)

Streetlamp lyrics by Homero Expósito music by Virgilio Expósito A humble neighborhood with houses that reflect its tin sorrow. A human neighborhood whose stories are sung in tangos while a distant clock chimes at two in the morning. A workers’ neighborhood, a corner filled with memories and a streetlamp… Oh, streetlamp— the things you must … Continue reading

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