Cátulo Castillo. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

“María” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Marino, 1945.

Cátulo Castillo. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Cátulo Castillo

Poet, lyricist, composer and leader
(6 August 1906 – 19 October 1975)

With his lyrics, dug the subjects that always haunted tango: the painful nostalgia for what is lost, love sufferings and the decline of life. Instead he neither had space for humor nor for the unworried stroke, and nor even for the rhythmic emphasis of milonga. The word último (last) appears in several titles of his works, as testimony of that parade of farewells that runs through his lyrics, where there is always pity for those who suffer and a frequent resort to alcohol as an escape. Continue reading at www.todotango.com

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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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