“Chiqué” by Juan D’Arienzo y su Orquesta Típica, 1942.
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.