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.


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.                                                                                                           ________________________