Posted by: xeper | May 19, 2008

And You, Old Gypsy..

And you, Old Gypsy,

Where do you come from?

I come

From a country

That isn’t there anymore..

….

[from “Les Gitans”, a song by Dalida]

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  1. The song in Italian, Dalida was young, focused on the passion in the song:

    Later, she’d grow older and sing the same song, but focused on the nostagia of the song. I heard it in French, where it says:
    The original says..
    ~~
    Et toi, Vieux Gitan,
    D’oú viens-tu?
    Je vient
    D’un pays
    Qui n’existe plus..
    ~~~~
    .
    The translation in English is my own.


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