Carlos Gardel Biography

Carlos Gardel was a French Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. Gardel's baritone voice and the dramatic phrasing of his lyrics made miniature masterpieces of his hundreds of three-minute tango recordings. Together with lyricist and long-time collaborator Alfredo Le Pera, Gardel wrote several classic tangos.

Gardel died in an airplane crash at the height of his career, becoming an archetypal tragic hero mourned throughout Latin America. For many, Gardel embodies the soul of the tango style. He is commonly referred to as "Carlitos", "El Zorzal", "The King of Tango", "El Mago", "El Morocho del Abasto", and "El Mudo". Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Carlos Gardel
Nationality:
Argentina
Profession:
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Film Score Composer, Actor
Ethnicity:
Argentines
Date of Birth:
December 11, 1890
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Date of Death:
June 24, 1935
Age at Death:
44
Cause of Death:
Aviation accident or incident
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