“Reliquias porteñas” by Francisco Canaro y su Orquesta Típica, 1938.
Bandoneonist, leader and composer
(16 July 1890 – 21 June 1945)
This porteño was initially guitarist. His friend, Eduardo Arolas, persuaded him to pick up bandoneon. He had two brothers that were musicians, Pascual who was pianist and Nicolás, guitarist. He lived for a long time on Tacuarí 1870 and his whereabouts were the neighborhood of Barracas and Parque Lezama. Continue reading at todotango.com…