December 30th, 1971

Calendario Milonguero

FRANCISCO PRACÁNICO dies. Pianist, conductor and composer. He was a self-taught musician who had significant results. He is mostly remembered as an author. He composed the music of a very porteño tango like the one we are listening to here. With lyrics of the same, Celedonio Flores composed a masterwork of “lunfardo” and Osvaldo Pugliese recorded its best version to dance.

♫ CORRIENTES Y ESMERALDA. Osvaldo Pugliese and Roberto Chanel (1944)

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