BirthdayMarch 11, 1921

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Astor Piazzolla

    Full name: Astor Piazzolla
    Also known as: Astor Piazzolla, Piazzolla, Astor, Ástor Piazzolla
    Professions: Argentine bandoneonist, composer and bandleader
    Occupation: Composer, bandoneon player, arranger

  2. Astor Piazzolla Known for

    Twelve Monkeys (1995), The Best of Youth (2003), Blue in the Face (1995), Martin (Hache) (1997)

  3. Astor Piazzolla Death information

    Died: Saturday, 4th of July, 1992 (Age: 71)

  4. Astor Piazzolla Biography

    Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (Spanish pronunciation: [piasola], Italian pronunciation: [pjattsɔlla]; March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992) was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. A virtuoso bandoneonist, he regularly performed his own compositions with a variety of ensembles.In 1992, American music critic Stephen Holden described Piazzolla as "the world's foremost composer of tango music".

  5. Astor Piazzolla Family

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