September 5th, 1886

Calendario Milonguero

JUAN VELICH is born. Poet, guitarist and singer. He is the typical representative of the Guardia Vieja, that is an amateur with many works that went unnoticed. One example, the lyrics that he wrote for a famous theme like MALA JUNTA. He formed the first radio-theater company. He was a regular customer of the various halls where tango was dance. He wrote the piece that we are listening to here.

♫ MANDRIA. Juan D’Arienzo and Alberto Echagüe (1939)

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