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Agustín Lara was arguably Mexico's most celebrated songwriter, and his tunes were performed by some of the biggest names in Latin music, including Pérez Prado, Desi Arnaz, and Xavier Cugat, as well as pop legends such as Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole. But Lara was an intelligent and artful interpreter of his material, and this collection features 12 of his greatest compositions performed by the man who created them. Sings His Songs includes "Imposible," "Maria Bonita," "Santa," "Veracraz," "Noche de Ronda," and many more.


Born: 30 October 1897 in Mexico City, Mexico

Genre: Baladas and Boleros

Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s

One of Mexico's seminal songwriters during the pre-war era, Agustin Lara wrote favorites including "Granada," "Solamente una Vez," "Maria Bonita," "Farolito," and "Palabras de Mujer." Lara excelled in a variety of song styles -- ranchera, bolero, tropical songs, even the occasional tango -- and brought a cosmopolitan flair to the Old West while vivifying many early Mexican films with his rich music. Born in 1897 in Mexico City (though he would often name Veracruz as his birthplace), Lara took piano...
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