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This lovely song by María Elena Walsh, 'Como la cigarra' was recorded by Philippe Jaroussky & Raquel Andueza, with Christina Pluhar & L'Arpeggiata (the lyrics are translated below):​​

So many times they killed me;
so many times I died,
nonetheless, here I am
resurrecting.
I say grace for the disgrace
and the hand with a knife
because it killed me so ineptly
and I still sing.


(Chorus)
I sing to the sun like the cicada
after a year under the earth,
like the survivor
returned from the war.


So many times they erased me;
so many, I disappeared;
to my own burial I went
alone and weeping.
I made a knot in my handkerchief,
but I forgot afterwards
that it was not the only time,
and I went on singing.


So many times they will kill you;
so many times you will revive.
However many nights you pass
despairing,
in the hour of shipwreck
and of darkness
someone will rescue you
to go on singing.