Mariano Mores

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Mariano Mores
Mariano Mores - Odeon LDM881.jpg
Mores in 1964
Background information
Birth nameMariano Alberto Martínez
Born(1918-02-18)18 February 1918
Buenos Aires, Argentina[1]
Died13 April 2016(2016-04-13) (aged 98)
Buenos Aires, Argentina[2]
GenresTango
OccupationsComposer, pianist, conductor

Mariano Martínez, better known as Mariano Mores (18 February 1918 – 13 April 2016), was a famous Argentine tango composer, pianist and conductor. He was born in Buenos Aires.

Together with Enrique Santos Discépolo, he authored such classics as Uno (1943),[3] Sin palabras (1946)[4] and Cafetín de Buenos Aires (1948).[5] Mores and José María Contursi wrote En esta tarde gris (1941), Tu piel de jazmín (1941), Grisel (1942) and Cristal (1944). He co-wrote La calesita (1953) and El patio de la morocha (1951) with Cátulo Castillo, Una lágrima tuya (1949) with Homero Manzi and, Cuartito Azul (1939) with Mario Battistella.

Mores died on 13 April 2016 in Buenos Aires at the age of 98.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mariano Mores". elportaldeltango.com. Retrieved 26 May 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Murio Mariano Mores, el leyenda de tango". clarin.com. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  3. Conradi, Tobias. "Uno". tango.info.
  4. Conradi, Tobias. "Sin palabras". tango.info.
  5. Conradi, Tobias. "Cafetín de Buenos Aires". tango.info.

Other websites[change | change source]

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