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SUSAN RIGVAVA DUMAS recorded songs of “Don’t cry Butterfly”.

Famous musical singer Susan Rigvava Dumas , star in Michael Kunze’s hit musical “Rebecca” (in the role of Mrs.Danvers) recorded in Vienna three songs of “Don’t cry Butterfly”. You can hear "The Legend of Mata Hari" and her German version of “Illusion”, the last song of Mata Hari before her execution.

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"Don't cry Butterfly" has been performed as a "reading" at the international Midtown Festival in New York in July 2008.



Music by Raffaele Paglione

Lyrics by Anna Hurkmans

Piano performed by Raffaele Paglione

Performers of Don't Cry Butterfly

Students of the Stranmillis University in Belfast (Ireland)

Students of the Royal Academy of Music (London)

Francesco Marchetti

Marina de Sanctis




A new Musical Comedy

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The Puppeteer

The Ballad of Misogynist


Fiorella's Idea of Love


I Can't Say What I Feel

Song of Wedding Dress

Venice, Venice!


NOTE: all the videos are in wmv format - Audio tracks are in Mp3 format