He was born in 1914 as Alberto Salvador de Luca and he became the voice of the tango with the most popular accent. He studied and became a doctor, but he never stopped his activities as a singer of tangos. With an unique and personal style he made several tours abroad and filmed several movies in which he was the main protagonist. He was known as "El Cantor de los Cien Barrios Porteños" (The singer of a hundred neighborhoods of Buenos Aires). In the early twenty-first century, he was declared Illustrious Citizen of Buenos AiresHe died on July 23, 2002.
The Hall "Sentí el Tango" will be displayed in parallel within the activities of the Festival de Tango del Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires which is sponsored by the Arts District. The theme of the works must be submitted to the TANGO dance, its figures, its dancers, its music, its poetry, its environment (bars, milongas, etc.) As well as the "landscape" surrounding the TANGO: the Buenos Aires, La Boca, the steak, Gardel. Disciplines: Painting, Printing, Sculpture, Photography, Object, Glass, Ceramic, Mosaic, Digital Art, Textile Art, Mixed Media, etc..
Photographic records allow us to compare it with the present city and so appreciate the enormous transformations that Buenos Aires had in the twentieth century.
Benito Quinquela Martin is the most representative painter of the national art born of the "melting pot" of Argentine races, who trasmitted his colors to the popular urban culture. Born in the neighborhood of La Boca in Buenos Aires on March 1, 1890, and his first habitat was the Expositos' House, where he was left there with a simple note saying, "This child has been named Benito Juan Martín ". His adoptive father, Chinchella, was an Italian worker dedicated to the coal at the port, a theme which inspired various works of art. He was a painter of social commitment, follower of neo-realism movement in art, and among his most notable works are: "Puente de la Boca", "Tormenta en el astillero", "Despues del temporal", "Carnaval...
By the end of the year 2005, the openign of this bookstore gave to the Hondura street a literary touch among all the gastronomic premises and TV producers companies.
"Pichuco", a documentary by Martin Turnes on the work of the famous bandoneon player Aníbal Troilo, will be presented on Sunday in the Panorama Música section del 16to. Bafici, in the year in which we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of tha
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He arrived in Buenos Aires as most immigrants: in one hand, a small suitcase full of dreams; in his pockets, four dollars. It was the June 15, 1949 and he was only 23 years old. Ten years earlier he had sung in public for the first time in an amateur contest. Then, he did it also in Las Piedras (his town) at a Café in Montevideo and he had even recorded five songs with the orchestra of Luis Caruso. But he aimed higher. Then, with the psychic and economic push he received from his friends, crossed the river, landed in the city as Julio María Sosa Venturini and with his presence and voice became an idol called Julio Sosa. In this first stage there were more thorns than roses. However, luck was on his side. First, a friend...
The World Tango Festival and Championship 2014 will be held from August 13th to...
Emblematic Milonga of the southwest also offers tango classes.
A year ago, a group of excellent musicians in the capital led by the evergreen Emilio Ramos, wanted to pay tribute to the Argentinean tango, the emotional milonga and to the bolero “canalla” (lousy) that they preach. They are 'Los Arrabaleros ', presenting their first album 'Por los presentes y los ausentes ' in the tavern La Zarzamora, in Boulevard Park. The band, formed by Ángel Garrido (bass and vocals) , José Ángel Sánchez (drums, vocals ), Guillermo Zafra (electric, Spanish guitar and vocals ), Jesus Galvez (guitar, harmonica and vocals) and Emilio Ramos (voice ) will sing the songs that are on the disc and it will be present, habitual in their performances, one of the most beautiful...
This web radio has the best stuff from "hooked" to milonga music in the style of the most important milonga in Argentina, the famous "Milonga de Almagro".
"El Polaco" (The POlish), was born in 1926 and he was one of the more temperamental and personal singers of tango music.
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