April 8th, 1956

Calendario Milonguero

Death of SALVADOR GRUPILLO. Bandoneon player and composer. Born in Italy in the late nineteenth century. He was an educated musician, highly active, who played around for numerous orchestras, coffee houses, cinemas, theaters and night clubs. The tango we are listening to was  composed  with another title: EL TAITA. This denomination in “lunfardo” has three different meanings: parent, brave man or arrogant person (bully).

♫ RAZA CRIOLLA. Osvaldo Pugliese (1945)

Leave a Reply