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Buying Carlos Gardel 78rpm records.
A Concise Guide for Gardel Music Collectors.
Ediciones Corregidor, Buenos Aires. The biggest publisher of Gardel related books.
Carlos Gardel songs, sheet music, movies, posters for sale
carlosmb - 78 rpm Records & Cylinders,
Madrid, Spain. Sells original Spanish editions of Gardel 78rpm
Carlos Gardel - Tango -
Argentinean Movies on Sale
The Life, Music, and Times of Carlos Gardel 9780822984986
Collier. University of Paperback
In the first biography in English of the great Argentinian
tango singer Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Collier traces his rise
from very modest beginnings to become the first genuine
"superstar" of twentieth-century Latin America. In his late
teens, Gardel won local fame in the barrios of Buenos Aires
singing in cafes and political clubs. By the 1920s, after he
switched to tango singing, the songs he wrote and sang enjoyed
instant popularity and have become classics of the genre. He
began making movies in the 1930s, quickly establishing himself
as the most popular star of the Spanish-language cinema, and at
the time of his death Paramount was planning to launch his
Hollywood career. Collier's biography focuses on Gardel's
artistic career and achievements but also sets his life story
within the context of the tango tradition, of early
twentieth-century Argentina, and of the history of popular
The first English-language biography of the great Argentinian
tango singer Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), that traces his rise
from modest beginnings to become the first genuine "superstar"
of twentieth-century Latin America.
Here is the digital edition at U. of Pittsburgh.
Here is the Publisher's page.
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