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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Cacho Tirao

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. This album was a boom in sales and sold over a million copies and Cacho won his first Gold Disc If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.

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

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From both misfortunes he was able to pull himself together thanks to his religious faith and his incredible will power. I had pigeonholed him as a classical music player or an interpreter of the all-time standards or of pieces of cachk folk music; I regarded him as an eclectic player.

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The tragedy left sequels, first a persistent asthma that lasted until the end and then, a hemiplegia. I prefer to highlight another side of his career: He had that infinite modesty that the great ones own. Furthermore, besides playing guitar, this child prodigy studied saxophone and clarinet.

I realized he had chosen tango and that, little by little, he was finding his way. A model attribution edit summary using German: Retrieved from ” https: Exact name of Czcho article]]; see its history for attribution. In other shows he included numbers that he played with exotic instruments: Let us begin with: This page was last edited on 17 Februaryat In this material, which includes a series of themes such as “Le petit tango”, “Third time” and “Teresa, my rebirth”, dedicated to his wife, also participated his daughter Alejandra in voice.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Among his particular compositions stand out “The Milonga of Don Taco”, in memory of his father; “The milonga of the desired child” dedicated to his grandson and the excellent bossa nova titled “Sonveri”, recorded for CBS in in the album “Cacho Tirao For more cachi, see Wikipedia: He reached high caxho of popularity in the tigao, while conducting the television series “Recitals Cachoo, to the point that one of his recordings in sold more than one million plates.

One autumn in Buenos Aires he passed away after a heart attack when he was in an ambulance that was taking him to the Hospital Argerich. During the s he led the spectacular recital program, which had high levels of audience. At the beginning, the fact that he played tangos surprised me.

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Views Read Edit View history. He was much sought after by the recording studios. 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.

In Februaryhis daughter Alejandra, while playing with his brother Gabriel —fourteen years old—, with a gun she thought was a toy gun shot him dead. At only 16 years old he was included as a soloist in the orchestra of the Teatro Argentino de La Plata. With him he made his best approach to modern tango, becoming one of its renowned interpreters. Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality.

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


By that time I picked up saxophone again and that helped to widen my air capacity to face an asthma that appeared when I was rather old. After having left the artistic activity for six years, after a cardiovascular incident in that caused hemiplegia tlrao, Tirao cacjo 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.

He recovered only five years later. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.

Accustomed to Roberto Grela and the old time guitarists, when he played tangos I listened ttirao him reluctantly, I liked his timing, his sound, but he seemed to me rather cold.

This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Spanish. The last three above numbers belong to his last recording: In a month-and-a-half time I wrote 24 charts for the sextet.

Among them we can mention: His work in the studios resulted in almost 40 long-playing records. He accho a member of the Astor Piazzolla quintet. His own words acknowledge this: Site declared of National Interest. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: He stood out as a virtuoso soloist, composed and performed tango, milonga, zamba, cueca, chacarera and other diverse musical genres.

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