After following studies in La Plata’s Music Conservatory, the musician joined different groups, including the famous Astor Piazzolla Quintet, and started his solo. Explore releases and tracks from Cacho Tirao at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Cacho Tirao at the Discogs Marketplace. Check out Hommage à Liège, Tango (feat. Cacho Tirao) by Astor Piazzolla on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on .

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In Februaryhis daughter Alejandra playing with her fourteen-year-old brother Gabriel, took a revolver that he believed to be a toy and shot him dead.

I had pigeonholed him as a classical music player or an interpreter of the all-time standards or of pieces of our accho music; I regarded him as an eclectic player.

He stood out as a virtuoso soloist, composed and performed tango, milonga, zamba, cueca, tiral and other diverse musical genres. His work in the studios resulted in almost 40 long-playing records. He reached high levels of popularity in the s, while conducting the television series “Recitals Spectacular”, to the point that one of his recordings in sold more than one million plates.

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A model attribution edit summary using German: So much so that a friend, the English guitarist David Caswell, came to our country to produce a record —which included Argentine guitarists— to help Cacho with the money collected by its sale.

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Site declared of National Interest. He was undoubtedly a virtuoso and the connoiseurs regard him as one of the most important guitarists of all times.

Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: In a month-and-a-half time I wrote 24 charts for the tifao.

Tirao was born on April 5and began playing guitar at the age of four, with his father.

Retrieved from ” https: At the beginning, the fact that he played tangos surprised me. At only 16 years old he was tidao as a soloist in the orchestra of the Teatro Argentino de La Plata.

He is also the author of many of his own compositions, including the Concert for Guitar and Symphonic Orchestra “Conciertango Buenos Aires”, created at the behest of the great Spanish concertist Joaquin Rodrigo accho which premiered in Belgium in After having left the artistic activity for six years, after a cardiovascular incident in that caused turaoTirao had resumed its presentations and at the end of registered its last record plate, “Renacer”, that was published in January and that Thought to present live in Buenos Aires.

His own words acknowledge this: Generally when we talk about him he point out that he played with caho musicians: He accompanied Josephine Baker and left about 40 records, one of which sold a million plates. His phrasing became more lilting, the licks and the expressive strenghth started to be showcased, even though they were always shown in a delicate subtle way that matched his style.

At age seven he won his first prize, for a presentation in the artistic section of Radio Mitre. In this material, which includes a tirxo of themes such as “Le petit tango”, caacho time” and “Teresa, my rebirth”, dedicated to his wife, also participated his daughter Alejandra in voice.


Finally, we cannot say a portrayal of Cacho Tirao is complete if we do not mention, at least shortly, two painful pasagges of his life. Later, I began to accept him gradually. This is our humble homage to Cacho Tiraoa genuine artist, an honest man who was capable to give up everything except music. One year later we won a contest on Radio Mitre, at age twelve he played his first concert and when he was sixteen he joined the cast of the Teatro Argentino of the La Plata city, as soloist in the orchestra.

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Cacho Tirao

Cacjo more guidance, see Wikipedia: Accustomed to Roberto Grela and the old time guitarists, when he played tangos I listened to him reluctantly, Tirak liked his timing, his sound, but he seemed to me rather cold. Sin Lugar a Dudas”. May Click [show] for important translation instructions. View a machine-translated version of the Spanish article. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Spanish.

With him he made his best approach to modern tango, becoming one of its renowned interpreters.