Colonia Del Carmen in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Mis Pobres Manos Alas Quebradas
Nuestro agradecimiento a la Delegación de Coyoacán por su apoyo
Donada por Vianey Larraga y Agustín Lara Larraga
Agosto de 2015
”My poor hands, broken wings…”
Our gratefulness to the Delegation of Coyoacán for their support
Donated by Vianey Larraga and Agustín Lara Larraga
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical month for this entry is August 2015.
Location. 19° 21.159′ N, 99° 9.73′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Del Carmen. Marker is on Calle Ignacio Allende, on the right when traveling south. The marker is roughly in the center Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Calle Ignacio Allende, Ciudad de México 04100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. House of Hernán Cortés (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Leon Trotsky’s Funeral Column (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Octavio Nicolás Fernández Vilchis (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); The Defense at the Battle of Churubusco (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Saint Patrick Battalion Plaza (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán (approx. 3.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Regarding Agustín Lara. The line from the marker "mis pobres manos..." is a line from one of his most famous songs, "Pobre de Mi" (Poor Me).
The marker and statue were donated by Lara's wife and adopted son to the neighborhood of Coyoacán in Mexico City, where Lara lived as a young boy.
Also see . . . Agustín Lara. "Ángel Agustín María Carlos Fausto Mariano Alfonso del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Lara y Aguirre del Pino (b. October 30, 1897 – d. November 6, 1970), (Submitted on August 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
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