October 30th, 1990

Calendario Milonguero

CHARLO (Carlos José Pérez de la Riestra) dies. Singer, musician and composer. His career spanned over 47 years, above all as a vocalist. He was the Argentinean singer who recorded the most. He was a member of great orchestras, Francisco Canaro’s and Francisco Lomuto’s, but he mainly performed as a soloist. Let’s listen now to his voice in a tango appropriate for dancing.

♫ SAN TELMO. Francisco Lomuto and Charlo (1932)

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