Singer and composer
(22 September 1924 – 9 December 2015)
“The first four numbers recorded with Miguel Caló I made them under the name Juan Carlos Morel, because there were then other singers with the family name Podestá, which was my mother’s, but Caló was not willing to have any trouble with family names.”
“Later, Di Sarli asked me my surname and said: “Boy, from now on you’ll be Alberto Podestá and from all those who bear that last name you’ll be the only one who’ll sing for the longest time”. See how much Don Carlos knew!”. Continue reading at www.todotango.com…
I was born in Argentina. Through my family and the community that saw my upbringing, I have been intimately involved with the culture of Tango all my life, and have been an Argentine Tango dance performer, choreographer and instructor for over 30 years. I profoundly love Tango dancing, music, and culture, particularly that of the Golden Era. I am a milonguero.