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Argentine Tango School

Alfredo Gobbi. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

Gobbi, Alfredo

“El violín romántico del Tango”
Violinist, leader, and composer
(May 14, 1912 – May 21, 1965)

Alfredo Gobbi’s diverse talents as a composer, violinist, arranger, and orchestra leader earned him widespread acclaim as one of tango’s foremost interpreters. Known as “The Romantic Violin of Tango,” he not only upheld a prestigious artistic lineage but also pioneered a distinct tango style. Infusing his creations with original aesthetic concepts, marked by innovation yet rooted in tradition, Gobbi introduced a unique way of experiencing and expressing the essence of tango. His contributions crystallized into one of the most vibrant, profound, and authentic expressions of instrumental tango. Learn more at

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