“El sueño del pibe” by Ricardo Tanturi y su Orquesta Típica with Enrique Campos in vocals, 1945.
Lyricist (6 April 1915 – 15 December 1978)
He played soccer for his neighborhood club, but when he broke one of his legs his expectations for playing in the first division were cut off.
In 1941 Ricardo Tanturi premiered his first title, and in 1945 recorded “El sueño del pibe”.
The subject of soccer approached in this tango produced a widespread popular lyric.
In “El sueño del pibe” the author reminisces his own times of happiness and illusion that he spent in his youth.
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