“Cotorrita de la suerte” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Marino in vocals, 1945.
José De Grandis
Lyricist, violinist and composer (27 February 1888 – 3 December 1932)
According to those who knew him closely told, adding lyrics to certain tangos he liked was simply unimportant mischief; something like drawing caricatures with a pencil on a tablecloth during an after-dinner chat.
“Cotorrita de la suerte” is previous, it was premiered by Carlos Gardel and was recorded in Barcelona on December 16, 1927.
His verses appear with honor in the gallery of urban popular poetry.
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