February 16th, 1908

Calendario Milonguero

Birth of DANIEL ÁLVAREZ, his nickname was “Sardina” (Pilchard). Bandoneon player, director and composer. He is considered an attractive figure for his tenacity at work.  He was the first bandoneon and arranger of the orchestra of Francisco Lomuto. With his own band he accompanied Libertad Lamarque and other solo singers. He wrote lyric and music of the tango that sounds now in beautiful version.

CÓMO SE MUERE DE AMOR. Alfredo De Angelis and Floreal Ruiz (1943).

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