July 6th, 1905

Calendario Milonguero

CHARLO (Carlos José Pérez de la Riestra) was born. Tango artist with many talents: singer, pianist, composer and actor. He started to sing in 1924 on the radio. He had an austere phrasing, not so enhanced like Carlos Gardel’s, the creator of tango phrasing. Many of his musical compositions are played in milongas still today. Let’s listen to his voice.

♫ TIEMPOS VIEJOS. Francisco Canaro and Charlo (1937)

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