June 27th, 1903

Calendario Milonguero

Birth of FERNANDO MONTONI, bandoneonist. He accompanied soloist singers and also had his own orchestra. He composed very few works, of which only two are played at milongas: CARRO VIEJO and the one we are listening to now. Juan José Guichandut, the lyricist of this theme, wrote: “… Tell us boys / From that time / If the tango of before / weren’t better …

♫ ASÍ ERA EL TANGO. Ángel D’Agostino and Ángel Vargas (1944)

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