(15 October 1916 – 24 August 1982)
In the early 1943 Alberto Podestá split with Miguel Caló and joined the Pedro Laurenz Orchestra. Because of that they began to look after a substitute.
The author Oscar Rubens suggested Raúl Iriarte’s name to Caló and they went to see him. After hearing him the leader hired him and on May 17, 1943.
At Iriarte’s debut, the orchestra led by Miguel Caló was lined-up by Osmar Maderna on piano; Enrique Mario Francini, Aquiles Aguilar, Antonio Bogas and Mario Lalli on violins; Domingo Federico, Armando Pontier, José Cambareri and Felipe Richiardi on bandoneons; and on double bass, Armando Caló.
He soon reached success and managed to impose on the public two Carlos Bahr’s numbers, “Mañana iré temprano” and “Cada día te extraño más” that he recorded on August 10, 1943. Continue reading at www.todotango.com…