August 11th, 2004

Calendario Milonguero

ORLANDO MEDINA (Orlando Luis Giustino) dies. Singer. As a young man he traveled the “barrios” singing and Aníbal Troilo, also a pibe  (a kid) accompanied him with the bandoneon. He was part of Pedro Laurenz’ group, although they did not record anything together. He reached his fame with Ricardo Malerba’s orchestra. He soon retired from his night-owl life to devote himself to teaching guitar and singing.

GITANA RUSA. Ricardo Malerba and Orlando Medina (1942)

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