Carlos González Illescas

Real name: González Illescas, Carlos Augusto
(14 May 1880 - n/d)
Place of birth:
Valparaíso Chile
Orlando del Greco

uthor and art secretary. He had started in his Chilean land by writing poems and as contributor in some journal.

In Buenos Aires he became secretary in theater companies. Rey-Lozada was one of them and, taking advantage of this position, he wrote tangos that were sung onstage: Abandonada [b]” with music by Juan Carlos Durán; “Mujer” with Juan Carlos Cobián; “¿Por qué?” with Manuel Jovés; “Tengo celos” with Augusto Berto and, among others, “Aquella noche” with Julio De Caro which was recorded by Carlos Gardel.

He might have written something for the theater.

He was member of S.A.C.E.M. (Societé des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique), the society of authors and composers of France.

Gonzáles Illescas was born in Valparaíso (Chile) on May 14, 1880.