Only a Rose

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Mario Lanza

Mario Lanza (January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959), was an American tenor, singer, actor, and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. The son of Italian emigrants, he began studying to be a professional singer at the age of 16. He was born Alfredo Arnold Cocozza. He changed his name w… more »

Red rose out of the East, 
Tell the love I love least 
Who knows! 
Red rose out of the West, 
Tell the love I love best 
Love is a rose. 

Only a rose I give you, 
Only a song dying away, 
Only a smile to keep in memory, 
Until we meet another day! 

Only a rose to whisper, 
Blushing as roses do, 
I bring along a smile or a song for anyone, 
Only a rose for you! 

Only a rose to whisper, 
Blushing as roses do, 
I bring along a smile or a song for anyone, 
Only a rose for you! 

Written by: BRIAN HOOKER, RUDOLF FRIML

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