“Siete palabras” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica, 1945.
Pianist and composer
(28 April 1887 – 4 November 1963)
He was one of the figures of greatest importance in the early stage of tango. He was regarded as a player with great precision and an enormous rhythmical strength.
One of his achievements was amazing in his time and later for the tango researchers until the present: he said that his first tango: “El Talar”, a fairly successful tune by that time, was composed when he was nine years old, in 1895. Never was demonstrated anything to the contrary and the doubts and conjectures never ceased. In case that was true, he would be the youngest composer in the history of tango. Continue reading.