"I was born at a house on Boedo Street, on December 12, 1906. Since an early age, I liked to sing and write and I joined the usual school choirs at the patriotic celebrations.
In 1939 I met Carlos Di Sarli. He praised my work and asked me if I was willing to collaborate with him.
We went to a bar on Tucumán and Maipú and he began to hum a tango to me.
Roberto Rufíno recorded it on December 11, 1939.