Ástor Piazzolla

Ástor Piazzolla

About Ástor Piazzolla

Ástor Piazzolla (March 11, 1921 in Mar del Plata – July 4, 1992 in Buenos Aires) is widely considered the most important tango composer of the latter half of the twentieth century. His compositions revolutionized the traditional tango with a modern style — incorporating elements from jazz and classical music in a style termed nuevo tango. He was also a formidable bandoneón player, and often performed his own compositions with different ensembles.

Bio taken from Last.fmIs this bio wrong? Tell us about it.

Ástor Piazzolla's Songs