June 13th, 2002

Calendario Milonguero

Death of RAÚL HORMAZA, lyricist. Was born in Uruguay and soon settled down in Buenos Aires. As a child he wrote lyrics for the bands of his neighborhood. According to his story, he helped a lot a compatriot, the singer Julio Sosa, to start his glittering career. Among his lyrics, about 50, the most played in the milongas is this one.

♫ EL NENE DEL ABASTO. Juan D’Arienzo and Alberto Echagüe (1951)

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