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Place of birth:
Buenos Aires Argentina
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Gustavo Benzecry Sabá
ome people think he was from Villa Santa Rita, whose western edge borders the neighborhood of Monte Castro; it's also said that he worked for the
Buenos Aires-Pacific Railroad
, a British company.
What is certain is that el
was a tango dancer, born by good luck at the very start of the modern twentieth century, when the style of dancing the tango was transforming itself just as was the design of the city of Buenos Aires.
He distinguished himself so greatly in the art of dancing, that in the first decade he went off to Paris, to try his luck, and was part of that band of young adventurers who would side-step (dodge, avoid) nostalgia which spreading tango:
, El Vasco
, among others.
When the War devastated a large part of Europe, he returned and dedicated himself to transmitting his art. He was one of those teachers who preferred to help the new generation instead of criticizing it. He had a few students; among those, he worked closely with a young fellow of seventeen, from 1928 to 1930. He was from Monte Castro, his name was Carlos Estévez, and his nickname,
. A neighborhood and a man to whom twenty years later we would credit the greatest renovation known in the history of tango dance.
The author is instructor, dancer and researcher of tango dance. He is author of the
Nuevo glosario de tango danza
La pista del abrazo
. www.tangosalon.com.ar / firstname.lastname@example.org
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