May 12th, 1895

Calendario Milonguero

Birth of DOMINGO JULIO VIVAS. Guitarist, bandoneon player and composer. He was an intuitive and talented musician. He joined the row of bandoneon in Roberto Firpo’s Orchestra. He also accompanied Carlos Gardel in 78 recordings, forming part of the guitar trio. The “Zorzal” (Gardel) also recorded 4 songs composed by him. One of them is the one that is playing now, although performed here by someone else, in a version that is very suitable for dancing.

♫ EL OLIVO. Juan D’Arienzo and Héctor Mauré (1941) 

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