June 2nd, 1937

Calendario Milonguero

Date in which Juan D’Arienzo recorded a tango emblematic of his style: EL CACHAFAZ. According to the Buenos Aires slang (lunfardo) is called in this way the brazen, cheeky, mischievous person. As most lunfardo words, Cachafaz derived from the Italian: cacciaffanni (fun). The slang was used as the home language among inmates to avoid being heard by unwanted ears.

♫ EL CACHAFAZ. Juan D’Arienzo (1937)

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