1906, 9 August – BIRTH OF LUCIO DEMARE

Pianist, (Leo) leader and composer  of beloved tangos premier among them “Malena” in 1942…he was born in the neighborhood of Mercado de Abasto in Buenos Aires…his father Domingo was a professional violinst…his brother Lucas was a bandoneon player and legendary film director…in 1926 at the age of twenty, he was summoned by Francisco Canaro to Paris to front an orchestra in his name…thereafter he teamed up with singers Agustin Irusta and Roberto Fugazot to form an acclaimed trio which performed at the Teatro Maravillas in Madrid


At the age of 5 Lucio was so focused on practising piano that his mother would have to threaten him to get him to come to the table for dinner…at the age of 8 he begins to play in the silent movie houses from 2 PM until midnight, “I loved it”, he was so say many years laterat the age of 19 he gets a gig in Paris where he meets Rodolfo Valentino and Carlos Gardel...until almost th last day of his life he continued composing tangos, many of which are still unpublished.


  • Click here to hear his orchestra play “Remolino” sung by Raul Beron with the Miguel Calò Orchestra…it was composed by Mario Canaro with lyrics by Francisco Jimenez.  http://bit.ly/LDemare
  1. March 30th, 2011
  2. April 5th, 2011
  3. April 23rd, 2011
  4. April 29th, 2011
  5. May 4th, 2011
  6. May 18th, 2011
  7. May 19th, 2011
  8. May 23rd, 2011
  9. June 9th, 2011
  10. June 19th, 2011
  11. June 25th, 2011
  12. July 23rd, 2011
  13. August 29th, 2011
  14. November 6th, 2011
  15. November 13th, 2011
  16. January 3rd, 2012
  17. February 3rd, 2012
  18. February 11th, 2012
  19. March 30th, 2012

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