March 14th, 1896

Calendario Milonguero

Birth in Italy of ANTONIO BONAVENA. Bandoneon player, conductor and composer. He arrived in Argentina when he was 11 years old. Soon he was studying bandoneon and excelled in its execution. Leading his own band, he recorded about 100 songs, but did not achieve a defined own style. As a musical author he not produce great works. But now we are listening to one that remained in our memory.

♫ PÁJARO CIEGO. Aníbal Troilo and Francisco Fiorentino-Amadeo Mandarino (1941)

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