“Qué lento corre el tren” by Enrique Rodriguez y su Orquesta Típica with Armando Moreno in vocals, 1943.

Writer, poet and playwright, Carmelo Volpe was born in Buenos Aires on July 5, 1909 and died on March 18, 1967.

Carmelo Volpe

Lyricist (5 July 1909 – 18 March 1967)

Writer, poet and playwright, Carmelo Volpe was born in Buenos Aires on July 5, 1909 and died on March 18, 1967.

Author of the lyrics of well-known musical pieces such as “A una mujer”, waltz with music by Horacio Salgán; “Cortada de San Ignacio” milonga with music by Horacio Salgán; “Moreno de los morenos” with music by Enrique Maciel, among many others.

In 1940 he was awarded by Radio Belgrano for his work “El intruso” which was performed in the Modern Theater of this capital by the company of Iris Marga under the direction of Alberto Ballerini.

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