“La cumparsita” by Juan D’Arienzo y su Orquesta Típica, 1943.
Gerardo Matos Rodríguez
Pianist and composer (18 March 1897 – 25 April 1948)
He was the creator of the worldwide known and most successful tango of all times: “La cumparsita”.
He also composed a large worthy repertory undoubtedly superior to the most famous of his numbers.
He was born in Montevideo, son of don Emilio Matos owner of the cabaret named Moulin Rouge.
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