José Lucchesi: a mysterious tango musician (made in Brazil)

José María Lucchesi was born José Marcos Lucchesi in Sorocaba, Brazil, in 1897. Lucchesi played mainly the accordion, but also piano, harmonica and guitar. Lucchesi went to France in the 1920s and became a French citizen in 1942. He died in Paris on February 10th, 1989. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I049Yqu519M Very little information on Lucchesi is available on… Continue lendo José Lucchesi: a mysterious tango musician (made in Brazil)

Take This Waltz – LEONARD COHEN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQm1OmLMNno Promotional video clip for tribute LP "Poets In New York" (1986). Leonard Cohen performs Take This Waltz, his song based on his own translation of Garcia Lorca's Pequeño vals vienés. The Leonard Cohen Files says: "The video was filmed in Spain, in the city of Granada, famous for the Alhambra Castle. Leonard Cohen is… Continue lendo Take This Waltz – LEONARD COHEN

Take This Waltz – LEONARD COHEN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSUHkWd44vU Now in Vienna there's ten pretty women There's a shoulder where Death comes to cry There's a lobby with nine hundred windows There's a tree where the doves go to die There's a piece that was torn from the morning And it hangs in the Gallery of Frost Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay Take this… Continue lendo Take This Waltz – LEONARD COHEN

Thanks for the dance – Leonard Cohen

So long, Mr. Cohen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVsYz5rB8Bw&feature=emb_title Thanks for the dance I'm sorry you're tired The evening has hardly begun Thanks for the dance Try to look inspired One two three, one two three one There's a rose in your hair Your shoulders are bare You've been wearing this costume forever So turn up the music Pour… Continue lendo Thanks for the dance – Leonard Cohen