Bandoneon player, leader and composer
(18 October 1918 – 27 May 2000)
As the historian Juan Carlos Legido says, to write the history of Racciatti is to write a part of the history of Uruguay and of tango in Uruguay in a period of over fifty years. I further say, not only of tango in that brotherly republic, but also in both banks of the River Plate.
Donato Racciatti contributed to the vogue of danceable and popular tango, with great acclaim from the commercial standpoint. He was very often hired throughout Latin America and in Japan. 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.