JOSÉ MARTINEZ is born. Nicknamed Gallego. Pianist and composer. His major virtues were his intuition and his passion for learning. He alternated between tango and other activities as the money was scarce. He worked in the groups of Arolas and Fresedo. He was very much esteemed as an instrumentalist. And as a composer he was also renown. He is the author of the beautiful piece that is playing here.
♫ EL PENSAMIENTO. Juan D’Arienzo (1945)