Ástor Piazzolla

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Born: 1921-1992
Nationality: Argentinian
Education/Training:
Studied with Bela Wilda, Alberto Ginastera, and Nadia Boulanger
Best Known For:
His role as one of the most important figures in the tango style; His "tango nuevo" style, which incorporated elements of jazz, extended harmonies and dissonances, and counterpoint
Assignments:
Formed an Orquesta Típica in 1946 and an Orquesta de Cuerdas in 1955
Curious Facts:
His music was also used in many films
REPERTOIRE : El Chiquilín de Bachín (The Street Urchin)
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Canciones Para Los Angeles 11/19/1994
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