La violetera

La Violetera is a popular Spanish copla, of the early 20th cenury, with music composed by José Padilla Sánchez (1889-1960), and Spanish lyrics by Eduardo Montesinos López (1868-1929). The Italian lyrics of the version sung by Dante Musica Viva were written by Carlo Lombardo (1869-1959).


Since this song is still under copyright in Australia, no downloadable scores or copies of the lyrics will be made publicly available on this site.

English Wikipedia article about the song

Performances on YouTube

Gigliola Cinquetti (Italian)
Nana Mouskouri (Spanish)
Raquel Meller (Spanish)
Sara Montiel (Spanish)