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Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla
Born: Mar 11, 1921 in Mar Del Plata, Argentina
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Died: Jul 5, 1992 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Genre: World, Jazz, Classical
Biography: It's not hyperbole to say that Astor Piazzolla is the single most important figure in the history of tango, a towering giant whose shadow looms large over everything that preceded and followed him. Piazzolla's place in Argentina's greatest cultural export is roughly equivalent to that of Duke Ellington ...Read full biography
Tango: Zero Hour
Released: 1992
Label: Vera Bra
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Considered by Piazzolla to be his best work, 1986's Tango Zero Hour was the culmination of a career that began in Argentina in the 1930s. Piazzolla started out auspiciously enough working with one of the ...Read full review
Released: 1990
Label: Tropical Special
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More Astor Piazzolla albums: Main Albums (139), Compilations (282), DVD/Video (8)