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“Quién te ve” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico with Santiago Devin in vocals, 1929.

“Quién te ve” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico with Santiago Devin in vocals, 1929.

Santiago Devin, Argentine Tango singer.

Santiago Devin

Singer (27 December 1908 – 30 October 1950)

He was a singer with a very defined and melodious voice, who achieved great success in the 30s.

When he was a boy he used to sing all day long and, according to his boss, that didn’t match his occupation as a car painter and it brought many problems to him.

He had a great ascendancy among the female audiences of that time. He was also “estribillista” (refrain singer) for Juan Carlos CobiánJulio De Caro, and Carlos Di Sarli.

Read more about Santiago Devin at www.todotango.com

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“No te aguanto más” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico, 1929.

“No te aguanto más” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico, 1929.

Adolfo Mondino, Argentine Tango musician and composer.

Adolfo Mondino

Pianist and composer (7 December 1896 – 21 December 1963)

One of the best tango pianists of his time.

He evidenced personality, excellent sound, and correct fingering.

He had studied music since early childhood but his father wanted for him another destiny so it gave rise to an uncomfortable situation that made him leave home.

Mondino was born in the Ciudad Vieja (old city) of Montevideo.

He composed several very popular songs.

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“T.B.C.” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico, 1928.

Tango "T.B.C." music sheet cover.

The sextets renowned in the history of Tango developed a classic constitution: two bandoneons, two violins, piano and double bass. It is necessary to previously point out that those line-ups were neither unmovable nor permanent.

They changed according to dates and circumstances.

Carlos Di Sarli for his appearance at the Café Guaraní (1927): César Ginzo and Tito Landó (b), José Pécora and David Abramsky (v), Di Sarli (p) and A. Krauss (db). One month later Héctor Lefalle substituted for Abramsky (v) and Domingo Capurro for A. Krauss (db). Continue reading at www.todotango.com…

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“Racing Club” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico, 1930.

The decade that followed the establishment of the Sexteto Tipico as the standard formation for all tango orchestras, was a period of greatness for the evolutionary development of the tango, primarily as music to be listened to as well as danced.

Carlos Di Sarli young. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

Meanwhile, legendary cafes with names like Germinal, offered a permanent rotation of talent, the innovative music of up and coming musicians like Carlos Di Sarli.

The immense success of the tango in the decade of the nineteen twenties was the true pinnacle of evolution of tango music. Continue reading at www.elfirulete.com…

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“Cicatrices” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Sexteto Típico with Santiago Devin in vocals, 1930.

Santiago Devin. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Santiago Devin

Singer
(27 December 1908 – 30 October 1950)

He was a singer with a very defined and melodious voice, successfully enough in the 30s.

He had a great ascendancy among the female audiences of that time. He was also “estribillista” (refrain singer) for Carlos Di Sarli.

We highlight his presence at a time of a hard competition with great colleagues in the song field. Continue reading at www.todotango.com…

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