May 10th, 1884

Calendario Milonguero

Birth of ROBERTO FIRPO, pianist, composer and director. He was a substantial figure of the Old Guard. He introduced the piano in the tango orchestra. Together with Francisco Canaro they were the only directors that exceeded 3000 recordings. His style was not very danceable, but he was a precursor of Romanticism in his prolific compositions. Here an example:

♫ MAREJADA. Carlos Di Sarli (1941)

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