“El Pescante” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón (1943)
Poet and lyricist
(1 November 1907 – 3 May 1951)
Manzi has given, like no one else, poetry to tango lyrics. He was a poet who never published a book of poems.
His poetry was evidenced only through songs, from country themes to urban music, the latter where he would be at his best. In this way he became immensely popular without giving up his poet feelings.
He resorted to metaphors, even surrealist, but never so much as to prevent ordinary people from fully understanding his message. Continue reading at www.todotango.com.