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Roberto Rufino - Tango Music - Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires

“Lo pasao pasó” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Rufino in vocals, 1940.

Roberto Rufino - Tango Music - Escuela de Tango de Buenos AiresRoberto Rufino

Singer and composer
(January 6, 1922 – February 24, 1999)

1938 was a pivotal year. Carlos Garay, Carlos Di Sarli´s agent, heard him sing the tango written by Di Sarli and Enrique Carrera Sotelo, “Milonguero viejo” and he told his principal about it. The latter included him in his orchestra, with which he could record on December 11, 1939, the tango “Corazón” by Di Sarli and Héctor Marcó.

Fame had already touched him with its magic wand and «at the age of 21 or 22, he had a unprecedented discographic record», as the journalist Jorge Sturla says.

He recorded, together with Di Sarli, forty-six numbers. Meanwhile, he had two brief breaks, with the orchestras of Alfredo Fanuele (1941) and Emilio Orlando (1942), to reunite with El Señor del Tango in 1943. Continue reading at…

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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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