Composer of the Week: Astor Piazzolla

It’s October, which means summer has finally arrived in San Francisco. Time for some steamy music from the Savior of Tango, Astor Piazzolla! b. March 11, 1921 in Mar del Plata, Argentina d. July 5, 1992 in Buenos Aires, Argentina Astor Piazzolla was a composer, bandleader and prodigy bandoneon player who changed the world of tango. His family emigrated to New York in 1924, but Piazzolla went back to Argentina in the 1930s to study

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