Archive for September 7th, 2010

1921, September 7 – birth of JUAN JOSE PAZ

Composer, Pianist, Leader  (Virgo) – His exceptional talent as a pianist were recognized very early;  he made his debut at the age 16 on Radio Argentina…. it was with the legendary Francini-Pontier orchestra  between 1945 and 1954 that his gifts as a pianist and arranger  would see their greatest flowering. On November 10, 1952 he was invited by the record company Pampa to lead an orchestra to accompany the singer Alberto Podesta.

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As a composer his best known works are “A mí no me hablen de tango”,  “No matarás”, “Los días pasarán” and the waltz “Cerraste los ojos”. …at age 49, he died of a heart attack when he was working in the summer season in the city of Mar del Plata.                                                                                                           ________________________