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“Como el hornero” by Ángel D’Agostino y su Orquesta Típica with Ángel Vargas in vocals, 1944.

A Rufous Hornero (Furnarius rufus) standing over its nest on a wire fence

José Rótulo

Lyricist (October 29, 1905 – November 27, 1965)

José Rótulo was born in Rocha, Oriental Republic of Uruguay, and spent his childhood in Montevideo.

In the early 1940s, he arrived in Buenos Aires, where his literary production earned him a place among the distinguished poets of the 1940s.

Once settled in Buenos Aires, he served as Treasurer on the board of the Society of Authors and Composers (SADAIC).

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