Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla

Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger
Argentinian composer and instrumentalist who became the world's most celebrated advocate of the tango.
BornMarch 11, 1921
HometownMar del Plata, Argentina
Height5'7" (1.70m)
ChildrenDiana Piazzolla , Daniel Piazzolla
ParentsVicente Piazzolla , Asunta Manetti
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