Horacio Pettorossi. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

“Fea” by José García y su Orquesta Típica with Alfredo Rojas in vocals, 1942.

Horacio Pettorossi. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Horacio Pettorossi

Guitarist, composer and leader
(21 October 1896 – 25 December 1960)

He was an excellent guitarist that as such placed his qualities as composer in a second level because of the acclaim of his appearances. Such is the case of “Fea” that with lyrics by Alfredo Navarrine was firstly recorded by Ignacio Corsini in 1924 and by Carlos Gardel in the following year. Also with lyrics by Navarrine he composed “Galleguita” and “Torcacita”. They were recorded by Corsini in 1923 and 1924 and by Gardel one year later. Continue reading.

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Marcelo Solis

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.

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