Astor Piazzolla
Astor Piazzolla

About The Artist

Astor Piazzolla is one of the most widely performed composers of the late 20th century. His reinvention of the classic Argentine tango caused him to be branded an artistic heretic by tango traditionalists and hailed as a genius by musicians and listeners worldwide. Piazzolla's sensual, jazzy, radical New Tango turned traditional tango on its head, bringing it out from the sanitary, upper-class dance halls and onto the streets of Buenos Aires. Born in Mar del Plata, Argentina in 1921, Piazzolla a... Read More

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"He has developed this art to the point where it is difficult to detect the dance in his complex and strictly classical music." - Naxos.com


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