“Guapeando” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica, 1941.
Bandoneon player, leader and composer.
(11 July 1914 – 19 May 1975)
He was spellbound by the bandoneon when he heard its sound at cafés in his neighborhood. He was ten when he persuaded his mother into buying one for him. They got it at 140 pesos of that time, to be paid in 14 stallments, but after the fourth payment, the shopkeeper died and no one ever claimed for the rest. With that instrument he played almost during his whole lifetime. Continue reading.