September 19th, 1941

Calendario Milonguero

ENRIQUE SABORIDO dies. Pianist, dancer and composer. Distinguished figure of the so-called Guardia Vieja. At the beginning of the 20th century he was dancing in Paris. He left dozens of themes, but he wrote his most famous tango, LA MOROCHA, in 1905. The following year the Frigate Sarmiento, school ship of the Armada Argentina (the Argentinean Navy), spread its musical score around the world.

♫ LA MOROCHA. Juan D’Arienzo (1937)

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