Singer and composer
(13 March 1920 – 12 May 1976)
«His interpretation was dramatic and at the same time, melodic. A peculiar voice, with a baritone-tenor range, pleasant timbre and clear diction, strong voice, melodious and with good intonation, clearly influenced by Gardel». Continue reading.
Enrique Campos debuted on Radio El Mundo as Tanturi’s orchestra singer and immediately he began to record discs. The first two numbers, cut on August 4, 1943, were the tango by Luis Porcell and Leopoldo Díaz Vélez, “Muchachos comienza la ronda”. Continue reading.
Guitarist, singer and composer
(9 March 1893 – 4 October 1938)
Belonging to an illustrious family of tango, which also included his siblings Vicente, Domingo, Elena and María and that has been engraved with golden letters in its history.
He started in the circus with Pepe Podestá, to go to the theaters as a singer. Continue reading.
Bandoneon player, leader and composer
(8 March 1901 – 4 September 1971)
His style was a breakthrough for the groups of the period, because he played all kinds of genres, introduced miscellaneous instruments and his repertoire, always assorted, only included merry or romantic tunes.
But when he played tango, you heard the brilliant sound of a well-rehearsed orchestra, with simple nice arrangements and also with very good vocalists. Continue reading.
Bandoneonist, leader, composer and lyricist
(7 March 1892 – 27 March 1954)
This excellent musician left for our memory thirty-seven 78 rpm discs, with 74 numbers, most them with vocals.
The passing of time and the evolution of tango gradually made him step aside and, in the early forties his name had been overshadowed by the younger ones. But his mark was left on those gems: “Chiqué” and “Intimas”, which by themselves are enough to deserve a place in the hall of fame of the greats of tango. Continue reading.