“Gitana rusa” by Ricardo Malerba y su Orquesta Típica with Orlando Medina in vocals, 1942.
Bandoneonist, leader, and composer
(28 November 1920 – 29 July 1979)
Not only should we remember this notable musician because he was a good bandoneon player but also for his orchestra which for 20 years won the heart of the people of our country with its rhythmic style and its sentimental repertory.
He was as well great for the radio and the recording industry.
He composed the music of that number and the poet Horacio Sanguinetti wrote its lyrics. It was inspired by the melody of a Jewish musician of Ukrania. This curiosity highlights Sánchez Gorio’s capability to develop a little country music into a tango of extraordinary popular acclaim. Continue reading at www.todotango.com…