A history of tango would not be at least partially complete without mentioning some its greatest interpreters: composers, lyricists and the women of tango
In the first years of the 1900, the tango enters theaters and cafés, soon spreading out of Argentina, getting international recognition as an artform.
The tango is the historical and cultural testimony of a complex country like Argentina, but it is above all the expression of a universal lyricism.
Astor Piazzolla is today the incarnation of tango, but his life was also full of controversy for the revolutionary way in which he approached this art-form.
Carlos Guastavino, one of the greatest Argentinian composers, is known especially for his songs, heart-breaking and melancholic, but so full of life.
One of the greatest South-American composers of all times: Heitor Villa-Lobos. Find out more about his passionate music, featured in our Art o’Clock series.