(5 October 1908 – 2 January 1963)
Around the late 30s the name of Francisco Gorrindo reached, suddenly, a great reputation, as a consequence of the appearance of a series of tangos whose lyrics were immediately included into the popular ear and feeling.
Sententious, persuading lyrics, because they were conveyed with a direct, touching and plain language, and even though they evidenced disbelief and pointed out at injustice, this material caused a striking impact between 1936 and 1940. And all that had been originated in the pen of this poet from Quilmes, at that period standing as a would-be boom.
Those hits were “Las cuarenta”, “Paciencia”, “Mala suerte”, “Gólgota”, “La bruja”, “Ansiedad”, to mention only the pieces that sprung up almost one after the other during that short period. Continue reading at www.todotango.com…