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Argentine Tango School

“La capilla blanca” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Podestá in vocals, 1944.

Alberto Podestá, Argentine Tango singer.

Alberto Podestá

Singer and composer (22 September 1924 – 9 December 2015)

“One evening somebody brought me a business card, it had been handed to the waiter by a gentleman named Vázquez, that was Carlos Di Sarli’s agent. 

He wanted me to meet him at a nearby barroom after my show was over. 

In the beginning, I held it in my hands. 

As I realized I was creasing it, I put it into my pocket. 

Since the time the card was handed to me until the end of my performance that evening my body was shivering. 

But I swear that I sang as never before. 

Imagine, to have the chance of singing with Di Sarli before I was 18. 

It was like a dream come true!”

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