October 31st, 1911

Calendario Milonguero

JOSÉ MARÍA CONTURSI, called Katunga, is born. Poetic lyricist. Son of the great Pascual Contursi. He was a speaker on the radio and a movie critic. He was a deep connoisseur of porteño life. He wrote the lyrics of about fifty themes. His favorite topics for tango lyrics were love and falling out of love: GRICEL, TODA MI VIDA, CRISTAL, VIEJA AMIGA, VERDEMAR. Here we are listening to another excellent one.

♫ COMO DOS EXTRAÑOS. Pedro Laurenz and Juan Carlos Casas (1940)

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