Falangist Anthem - Cara al sol [+English translation]

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Nov 10, 2020
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Cara al Sol (English: Facing the Sun) is the anthem of the Falange Española de las JONS. The lyrics were written in December 1935 and are usually credited to the leader of the Falange, José Antonio Primo de Rivera. The music was composed by Juan Tellería and Juan R. Buendia.

Its popularity was boosted by Primo de Rivera's execution on 20 November 1936 and his subsequent glorification by the Spanish Nationalists.

During the Spanish Civil War the Falange, which was since its inception quite military or paramilitary, like other equivalent youth parties in countries under totalitarian regimes, became an important part of the National Army (or National Movement), both ideologically and militarily, still as an independent organization but strengthening the regular insurgent army in the combat lines, which caused plenty of Falangist casualties, and Cara al sol was their anthem throughout "the war days", the lyrics acquiring an even more special signification for its remembering...
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SinInspiración (6 months ago)
SinInspiración
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Este himno es uno de mis favoritos!! :D
SoldeOuro (6 months ago)
SoldeOuro
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@SinInspiración Mine too!
SoldeOuro (7 months ago)
SoldeOuro
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viva riveira!
Sevilla (3 months ago)
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@SoldeOuro The surname is Primo de Rivera. José Antonio Primo de Rivera y Sáenz de Heredia
SoldeOuro (3 months ago)
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@Sevilla Thanks for the correction
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Date: Nov 10, 2020 Views: 57 Ratings: 12
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