February 15th, 1963

Calendario Milonguero

Death of EDGARDO DONATO,  violinist, conductor and composer . Born in Buenos Aires but formed musically in Montevideo. He composed over 200 works. Two very famous ones: A MEDIA LUZ and EL HURACÁN. With his orchestra, from 1930, he recorded about 450 themes. His style has the sound of the Old Guard, with more rhythmic dynamism. Here’s an example.

♫ LA TABLADA. Edgardo Donato (1936)

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