July 4th, 1891

Calendario Milonguero

CRISTINO TAPIA was born. Singer, guitarist and composer.  Although he devoted himself to rural songs, his work titled LA TUPUGANTINA was converted into a tango by the bandoneonist Roberto Peppe, one of Pugliese’s musicians. Tupungato is the name of a volcano and of a village on its slopes, both located in the Argentinean territory of the Andes.

♫ LA TUPUNGATINA. Osvaldo Pugliese (1952)

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