Hugo Baralis, Argentine Tango violinist, leader and arranger.

“Un placer” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica, 1942.

“Un placer” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica, 1942.

Hugo Baralis, Argentine Tango violinist, leader and arranger.

Hugo Baralis

Violinist, leader and arranger (2 April 1914 – 4 February 2002)

In 1936, his friend Anibal Troilo, who had already put together his own orchestra, summoned Hugo Baralis to join it.

This association not only identified him with the same musical sensitivity, but also with the codes of life and the bohemian spirit so special of that generation.

This tenure lasted until August 1943. Notwithstanding this, their friendship lasted until Troilo’s death.

Read more about Hugo Baralis at www.todotango.com

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Carlos Vicente Geroni Flores, Argentine Tango musician, leader and composer.

“Marisabel” by Ricardo Tanturi y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Castillo in vocals, 1942.

“Marisabel” by Ricardo Tanturi y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Castillo in vocals, 1942.

Carlos Vicente Geroni Flores, Argentine Tango musician, leader and composer.

Carlos Vicente Geroni Flores

Violinist, pianist, leader and composer (22 March 1895 – 22 June 1953)

A wandering bohemian, Carlos Vicente Geroni Flores carried his musical talent throughout the world, spreading tangos and folk music in a personal subtle style.

And if as a composer he reached a remarkable prestige, as piano player he got such success that those who had the chance to hear him will never be able to forget him.

Among his compositions, the beautiful waltz “Marisabel”.

Read more about Carlos Vicente Geroni Flores at www.todotango.com

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Héctor Palacios, Argentine Tango singer and composer.

“Viejo portón” by Rodolfo Biagi y su Orquesta Típica with Teófilo Ibáñez in vocals, 1938.

“Viejo portón” by Rodolfo Biagi y su Orquesta Típica with Teófilo Ibáñez in vocals, 1938.

Héctor Palacios, Argentine Tango singer and composer.

Héctor Palacios

Singer, lyricist and composer (20 March 1909 – 8 April 1987)

In 1937 in a poll organized by La República newspaper, Héctor Palacios was chosen as Carlos Gardel’s successor.

Fifteen years later, in an interview the singer recalled the episode explaining that he had never thought of comparing himself with El Zorzal, whom he considered unsurpassable because of his technique and feeling.

He composed several songs. Among them: “Viejo portón”.

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Romeo Gavioli, Argentine Tango singer and musician.

“Mendocina” by Edgardo Donato y su Orquesta Típica with Romeo Gavioli in vocals, 1942.

“Mendocina” by Edgardo Donato y su Orquesta Típica with Romeo Gavioli in vocals, 1942.

Romeo Gavioli, Argentine Tango singer and musician.

Romeo Gavioli

Singer, violinist, composer and bandleader (5 February 1913 – 17 April 1957)

He represents the archetype of the style in vogue during the forties, with his voice expressing an introspective feeling through delicate phrasing and an exquisite musicality.

His way of interpretation carries us to a pleasant, warm mood that makes us remember those light tenors that preceded him.

In 1939 he was summoned by Edgardo Donato to appear as a singer of his orchestra, along with the other vocalists, Lita Morales and Horacio Lagos, who were wife and husband.

Most of the numbers he recorded, a total of 15, are duets or trios with the other singers.

As a soloist, he only recorded three pieces: the waltz “Mendocina” among them.

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"Loca de amor", Argentine Tango music vinyl disc.

“Loca de amor” by Rodolfo Biagi y su Orquesta Típica with Teófilo Ibáñez in vocals, 1938.

“Loca de amor” by Rodolfo Biagi y su Orquesta Típica with Teófilo Ibáñez in vocals, 1938.

Pablo Vázquez

Singer (25 January 1864 – 26 June 1897)

He began in 1880 and, like all payadores, traveled the country from one extreme to the other in search of adversaries or holding challenges that made the audience vibrate, so fond of payadoril art at that time.

The tours of homelands were also made with various circuses in which he was an attraction, and he performed in various Buenos Aires theaters doing it at the Politeama with José Podestá in 1881, and also in Montevideo.

He was one of the most brilliant payadores, due to his select training and higher education, as he was a school teacher.

He published a pamphlet with his verses in 1895 titled “El payador argentino”.

He is included in this work because he owns the music with which the waltz “Loca de amor” is known, badly signed by Enrique Caviglia, who was not a composer but a music editor.

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