“Cicatrices” by Juan D’Arienzo y su Orquesta Típica with Héctor Mauré in vocals, 1942.
Lyricist, journalist and theater author
(17 March 1887 – 30 December 1957)
He wrote a hundred lyrics. Gardel committed to record twelve “Cicatrices” among them.
About “La cumparsita”, after its premiere and the immediate recordings by Roberto Firpo, Alonso-Minotto and Juan Maglio, by the time of the sainete’s premiere, did not reach an outstanding place, it was only one more tango. But the circumstance of having a lyric and having been committed to wax by Carlos Gardel that year, brought such a repercussion that no one will deny that it has become the most representative tango of all times.
But the thing is that Maroni, one of the authors, confessed he wasn’t.