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Latest update on 09/01/2017

Artist: Carlos Gardel
Author: Carlos Gardel/Alfredo Le Pera
Label: RCA
Year: 1935

Means: Coming Back. Tango written shortly before his death. Gardel, the ultimate tanguero, singing bird of Buenos Aires, was born in Toulouse (France) as Charles Romuald Gard├Ęs. In 1893, when he was only three, he moved with his single mother to Latin America, where his name was changed. In 1920 he obtained citizenship of Uruguay, in '23 of Argentina. Died in a plane crash near Medellin, Colombia with his entire tour crew on June 24th 1935. Fans committed suicide.

Covers:

1960:

Sarita Montiel

1980:

Cuarteto Cedron

1989:

Roberto Carlos [in Portuguese]

1991:

Placido Domingo

1994:

Panchos

1996:

Julio Iglesias [on his Tango album]

2000:

Marcelo Alvarez [on Gardel tribute]

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