Virgilio Expósito. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

“Tu casa ya no está” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944.

Virgilio Expósito

Pianist and composer
(3 May 1924 – 25 October 1997)

Virgilio Expósito. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.His most outstanding compositions, according to my taste, are: “Vete de mí”, his most popular bolero with a great number of renditions, the waltzes “Absurdo” and “Tu casa ya no está”, the tangos “Farol”, “Afiches”, “Oro falso”, “Siempre París”, “Chau, no va más”, all them with lyrics by Homero, and the instrumentals, “Chau Piazzolla” and “Parisien”, in collaboration with Héctor Stamponi. Also he and his elder brother finished the posthumous work by Enrique Discépolo: “Fangal”.
He was a composer with remarkable melodies and he made a great number of his hits, either recognized by the artistic quality of his oeuvre or by the commercial acclaim. But he was a polemic character. 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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