Violinist, leader and composer
(14 December 1900 – 14 January 1976)
In 1949 D’Arienzo said: «In my point of view, tango is, above all, rhythm, nerve, strength and character.
Early tango, that of the old stream (guardia vieja), had all that, and we must try not to ever lose it. Because we forgot that, Argentine tango entered into a crisis some years ago. Putting aside modesty, I did all was possible to make it reappear.» 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.