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Co-Writer Files Royalties Suit Against Iglesias

The title of Julio Iglesias’s hit song “Me Olvide de Vivir” translates to “I Had Forgotten to Live.” But a Miami songwriter’s copyright infringement lawsuit suggests the only thing the famed crooner “forgot” was to pay his collaborator.

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The title of Julio Iglesias’s hit song “Me Olvide de Vivir” translates to “I Had Forgotten to Live.” But a Miami songwriter’s copyright infringement lawsuit suggests the only thing the famed crooner “forgot” was to pay his collaborator. Mimi Korman filed suit in federal court in Miami, alleging Iglesias approached her in 1978 to write Spanish lyrics to his now-famous song. Korman v. Iglesias, 1:2018cv21028.

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