November 1st, 1907

Calendario Milonguero

HOMERO MANZI (Homero Nicolás Manzione) is born. He was an intellectual who embraced the cause of tango. Although he did not publish any poetry book, he was nonetheless one of the top “tanguero” poets. Without using “lunfardo” or moral codes he was a rigorous reporter of life, nostalgic and empathetic. His work looks like a pearl necklace. Here is one.

♫ ROMANCE DE BARRIO. Aníbal Troilo and Floreal Ruiz (1947)

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