Bandoneonist, leader and composer
(18 November 1881 – 14 July 1934)
He was essential to the acceptance of bandoneon as a musical instrument of Tango.
Lots of people came to listen to Pacho there. The special rhythm of Pacho’s interpretations of tangos brought many of the best dancers of the time, like El Cachafáz, to listen, because it was not place to dance.
Some of his compositions are: “Armenonville”, “Un copetín”, “Quasi nada” and “Sábado inglés”.
In 1912 he started to record for Columbia. His success was so great that the word “Pacho” became a synonym of “recordings”. Continue reading…