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Nana (1914)

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Siete canciones populares Españolas


Duérmete, niño, duerme,
duerme, mi alma,
duérmete, lucerito,
de la mañana.
Naninta, nana.
duérmete, lucerito
de la mañana.


Sleep, little one, sleep,
sleep, my darling,
sleep, my little
morning star.
Lullay, lullay,
sleep, my little
morning star.
Translations by Jacqueline Cockburn and Richard Stokes published in the The Spanish Song Companion (Gollancz, 1992)


Manuel de Falla y Matheu was a Spanish composer. His image appeared on Spain's 1970 100-pesetas banknote.

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