July 19th, 1984

Calendario Milonguero

ENRIQUE FAMÁ dies. Singer, mostly of refrains. It took the singers a long time before they could obtain a place of any relevance in the tango orchestras. At the beginning of the 1920’s they started by singing just the refrains and their names were not even mentioned on the labels of the record. Only towards the end of the 1930’s, singer and conductor had the same leading role.

♫ MILONGA DEL 900. Francisco Canaro and Ernesto Famá (1933)

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