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Roberto Goyeneche

Roberto Goyeneche was an Argentine tango singer who epitomized the archetype of 1950s Buenos Aires' bohemian life, and became a living legend in the local music scene.

Roberto Goyeneche was formed in the style of the tango of Carlos Gardel, later reached a more personal style. In 1944, at the age of 18, he joined Raul Kaplun's orchestra after winning a local contest and soon gave his live debut performance on Radio Belgrano. In 1952 Goyeneche teamed up with Horacio Salgan.

In 1956, he became the singer in the orchestra of his dear friend Anibal Troilo, with whom he recorded 26 songs. Later, Goyeneche becoming the first singer to record Astor Piazzolla's classic Balada Para Un Loco, after starting his solo career in 1963.

Related websites

"Ricardo Garcia Blaya about Roberto Goyeneche"

"Garganta Con Arena"

"Roberto Goyeneche in The Internet Movie Database"

TodoTango.com (spanish)

RobertoGoyeneche.Tango-Tour.com.ar (spanish)

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