October 21st, 1934

Calendario Milonguero

ERNESTO PONZIO dies. Violinist and composer. Son of a Neapolitan musician. He was a clear representative of the lifestyle of the founders of tango. He was a member of a trio who was playing in any kind of ballroom, including the clandestine ones. He was imprisoned for many years for a crime of passion. He composed two extraordinary tangos: DON JUAN and the one we are listening to here. Both are played a lot at milongas.

♫ ATANICHE. Juan D’Arienzo (1936)

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