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Argentine Tango School

“Corazón” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Rufino in vocals, 1939.

"Corazón", Argentine Tango music sheet cover.

Héctor Marcó

Lyricist, singer, composer and actor (12 December 1906 – 30 September 1987)

“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.

Soon I told him its name: «It’s going to be called “Corazón”.»

Roberto Rufíno recorded it on December 11, 1939.

After this first recording, I was in the studio, Di Sarli left the piano and told me: “Congratulations. If you like we can be collaborators from now on”.

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