CARLOS GARDEL... !! FOREVER YOUNG AND SINGING BETTER EVERY DAY !!
Carlos Gardel was born on December 11, 1890, in Toulouse, France and at almost three years old, he arrived at the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina, with his mother Berta Gardes... Thousands of immigrants went to Argentina at the end of the 19th Century with no other hope than the prospects of freedom. Great achievements were within the reach of a few...especially those who were young, energetic and enterprising. One of those few was...CARLOS GARDEL. As a young man he became known in the clubs and cafes of the "barrios" . Establishing a famous duo with the Uruguayan singer, Jose Razzano. In 1917 he began to specialize in tango singing. The French-born singer coincided with the development of the Argentina icon...the tango..."the vulgar music and dance of Buenos Aires tenements"... (continue)