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OCTOBER 30

1897 or 1900 ~ Agustín Lara aka Augustin Lara, full name Ángel Agustín María Carlos Fausto Mariano Alfonso del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Lara y Aguirre del Pino (October 30, 1897 –November 6, 1970) was a Mexican popular music composer. 
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Who can forget such wonderful songs as Solamente Una vez and Granada and even Veracruz? But who can name the composer? Did you know that he was a world renown Mexican composer? Agustin Lara is one of Mexico’s most prolific and famous song writers. He is a favorite son of Veracruz, having lived part of his childhood in the river town of Tlacotalpan, in southern Veracruz, now a World Heritage site. In some versions of his biography it is stated that he was actually born there and not in Mexico City as most report. He was born on Oct 30, 1897 and died in Mexico City on Nov 3, 1969. He lived a world famous life but ended his days all alone. Les Schulman's notes Search Amazon.com for Agustín Lara
Songs include: Piensa En Mi Veracruz, Valencia Mia, Solamente Una Vez, Noche De Ronda, Mujer, Maria Bonita, Granada and many others 40 Temas OriginalesSings His SongsMejor De Lo MejorSerie Platino: 20 Exitos de Agustin Lara

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DAVID ROSE

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David Rose (June 15, 1910August 23, 1990) was a British-born American songwriter, composer, arranger, and orchestra leader. His most famous compositions were "The Stripper", "Holiday for Strings", and "Calypso Melody". He also wrote music for the television series Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza. In addition, Rose was musical director for the Red Skelton show during its 21-year-run on the CBS and NBC networks. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national fraternity for men in music.

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This web page is dedicated to the memory of composer-conductor DAVID ROSE and his contributions to popular music With many standards including "Holiday For Strings", "Our Waltz", and scores for TV's "Bonanza" and "Little House On The Prairie".

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