This September Visit #Mendoza and enjoy the passion of #tango from 17th to 27th of September.
38 concerts at wineries, theaters and heritage sites will held the 2015 festival of “Tango by the wine roads”.
This new edition will honor the great Carlos Gardel, the “Zorzal criollo”, singer, composer, actor; the best known representative of the genus in the history of tango, on the 80 anniversary of his death.
HERE > Enjoy a video of his last record, the worldwide known “Por una cabeza”.
The Festival will tribute also to the “Luis Astrudillo Orchestra”, who contributed to the development the tango identity of Mendoza.
At #Mendoza this September you will be delight with a series of live tango concerts with great singers and dancers, joined by a glass of great #malbec.
CARLOS GARDEL (1890 – 1935)
He was a french-argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor: the most prominent figure in the history of tango. Gardel's baritone voice and the dramatic phrasing of his lyrics made masterpieces of his hundreds of tango recordings. Together with lyricist and long-time collaborator Alfredo Le Pera, Gardel wrote several classic tangos.
For many, Gardel embodies the soul of the tango style.
CAREER OF THE "ZORZAL CRIOLLO"
Gardel began his singing career in bars and at private parties.
Once he succeeded in Argentina, he went on tour through Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Colombia, as well as making appearances in Paris, New York, Barcelona and Madrid.
As his popularity grew, he made a number of films for Paramount in France and the U.S.
Gardel died in an airplane crash at the pinnacle of his career, becoming an archetypal tragic hero in Latin America.
Many years after his “golden era” the Gardel legacy continues to enchant with the passion, mistery and soul of the tango masterpieces. Even Hollywood pays tribute in several movies.
HERE > enjoy this exquisite “Por una cabeza” version of Al Pacino´s “Scent of a Woman” movie (1992)
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