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Leonard Cohen – Take This Waltz – Lyrics – Federico García Lorca/ Leonard Cohen

This beautiful lyric was adapted from the Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) poem Little Viennese Waltz. The original Spanish text appears at the end of the post. In 1986 Leonard Cohen’s English translation of the poem “Pequeño vals vienés” by García Lorca reached No. 1 in the Spanish single charts (as “Take This Waltz”, music by Cohen). […]