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