ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ LESENDE dies. Illustrious singer born in the region of Galicia in Spain. He was the member of the highest rate groups. In the decade of the 30’s he was considered one of the best tango vocalists. Because of this Aníbal Troilo offered him to be the singer of his orchestra for its debut. Lesende refused as Troilo was a little known conductor at twenty-two. It was the year 1937.
♫ MILONGA DEL CENTENARIO. Carlos Di Sarli and Antonio Rodriguez Lesende (1940)