August 10th, 1954

Calendario Milonguero

LUIS RUBISTEIN dies. Lyricist and composer. He was the son of Ukrainian parents and grew up in the neighborhood of San Cristobál. He did not finish primary school, however very soon he devoted himself to writing. He worked as a journalist and was a prolific author: he described his work as pintura callejera (street painting). For many years he made of the cabaret his world. He is the author of the theme we are listening to now.

♫ DE ANTAÑO. Francisco Canaro (1937)

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