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Argentine Tango School

“Largá las penas” by Francisco Canaro y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Maida in vocals, 1935.

Alberto Soifer, Argentine Tango musician, leader and composer.

Alberto Soifer

Composer, pianist and director (1 August 1907 – 1 September 1977)

Alberto joined the Francisco Canaro orchestra to replace the pianist Luis Riccardi that was ill. He admired, above all, two qualities of Pirincho: his musical inventiveness and his capacity as manager.

He was the annotator of many tangos composed by Canaro who ignored how to write music. 

One of the hit he made was the milonga “Largá las penas”. 

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