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Argentine Tango School

Ricardo Tanturi. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

Tanturi, Ricardo

“El caballero del Tango”
Pianist, leader, and composer.
(January 27, 1905 – January 28, 1973)

Despite not being widely recognized for his individual musical prowess, Ricardo Tanturi held the reins of a celebrated orchestra for several decades, achieving success primarily through the captivating performances of his talented singers. While the instrumental pieces from his orchestra may not be as prominent, Tanturi’s enduring fame has stood the test of time. In recent years, amidst the resurgence of tango dancing, Tanturi’s recordings have gained newfound popularity, becoming favorites among enthusiasts. Notably, some of his recordings have even attained the status of classics, solidifying his lasting impact on the world of tango music. Learn more at

Listen to recordings

With Alberto Castillo in vocals:

With Enrique Campos in vocals: