Archive for August 23rd, 2010

1906, August 23 – BIRTH OF CESAR VEDANI

Poet (Leo) – son of Italian imigrants and part time journalist…his sudden and stunning success came when he penned the words to Adios Muchachos” (1927) whose world wide popularity continues unabated till this very day. The lyrics are the narration of a man in his last days recalling with sweetness and melancholy how God took from him his beloved girlfriend and his mother.


“Adios Muchachos” was very popular in the U.S. in the 50s as “I Get Ideas”. It was featured on the soundtrack of the movies “Scent of a Woman” (1992) and “Scoop” (Woody Allen 2006) and the “Full Monty” 1997. It was the title of a 1954 Argentinean film “Adios Muchachos”.


  • CLICK HERE to hear the American version “I get Ideas” sung by Louis Armstrong in Stuttgard Germany in 1959