From Argentina and the United States we remember Carlos Gardel on the 86th anniversary of his physical departure. Files - Tanguera Files - Gardel 20th Century
Podcast N°1: Interview with historian Pablo Di Tomaso. Until 2020 he was director of the Municipal Historical Museum of Cañada de Gómez in the Province of Santa Fé, (nowadays Manager of Anses).In the note, the historian tells us an unmissable story, testimonial anecdotes of the visits and presentations of Carlos Gardel with his guitarists in the city of Cañada Gómez where he is always remembered. The singer arrives for the first time to the historical station on January 14, 1930; in turn, he returns to the same in 1933 when he was making some presentations in the interior of the country shortly before leaving his beloved Argentina forever.
Podcast N°2: As a highlight, we visited Vincent Thomas where we conducted an interview with him. Vincent is the only son of the always remembered Edmundo "Pucho" Guibourg", who was a friend of Gardel. At present he lives with his wife Pilar Thomas in the city of Los Angeles (United States). Last February he turned 100 years old and today he gives us in his own words the memories that he treasures and keeps latent in his experiences of when he met Carlos Gardel as a child. In 1927 his father had an important position waiting for him in Paris, Guibourg would be a correspondent for the Argentine newspaper "Critica", so he and his family embarked on an unexpected trip that would change his life, with events that marked his youth and are reflected in his book "The Gardel I knew", a request to the memory of his father. In his book Vincent has captured a period from 1927 to 1938
NOTE: Vincent Thomas: He was born in 1921 in Detroit, United States, he lived a great part in Argentina and a period in Paris, he met many personalities of the Gardelian history, Doña Berta Gardés, Armando Defino, Enrique De Rosas, Pedro Quartucci, Luis Pierotti among others. Towards the end of the 30's he began to work as a theater actor with roles in Argentine films, the best known being "Pasó en mi barrio" with Tita Merello, then he turned to American journalism and being in Argentina, he worked first in the newspaper Crítica and then in Channel 13. In 1988 she retires and decides to settle in Los Angeles. She continued in journalism for a few years.
From Argentina to the world, in the city of Los Angeles on February 23, 2020 Saide Abdalá was invited to carry out a presentation with original paintings, images and objects belonging to the author's collection, including postcard photos and “The Cumparsita ”, a pasta disc autographed by Carlos Gardel himself.
Event that took place at the headquarters of the Argentine Association and within the framework of: "CARLOS GARDEL THE VOICE OF THE TANGO" with Mundo gardeliano edition "La voz del Tango" the book by the Argentine author, writer and poet Rafael Flores Montenegro.
THE VOICE OF THE TANGO, is the first complete biography to be published in English since the last one in 1986 written by historian Simon Collier.
At the conference the specialist in Hispanic cinema Violeta Nunez and the local collector George Wendt spoke, who exhibited a suitcase that Gardel used in his last trips. Among personalities of the Cultural environment of the City of Los Angeles, authorities of the organization were present, and the Journalist and writer Vincent Tomas son of the renowned Edmundo “Pucho” Guibourg.
The cultural-tourist program was inaugurated on December 5 at the Grand Hotel Victoria in the province of Córdoba, for the celebrations commemorating the month of tango alluding to the birth of Carlos Gardel.
GHV: a place declared a historical heritage site and home to a past of tango-related events.
The hotel where Gardel stayed...
When for the first time in La Docta in July 1914 with the company of Vittone - Pomar, the Gardel Razzano Duo performed at the imposing “Teatro Novedades”, today “ The Studio Theater” a special guided tour circuit was held for the December activity of the cycle.
At the opening, the itinerant exhibition "Gardel Century XX " was presented, which includes the portraits dedicated to the Zorzal Criollo, with original documentation exhibited and educational circuits reconstructed in history.
At the inauguration, acknowledgements were made to those who formed and form the Gardelian history.
--The Argentine historian, writer and actor born in Buenos Aires, who lived and died in the Province of Córdoba. Anastasio Hernández, his dedicated work of literary investigation that with only 100 editions left us a wide legacy in his book "Life and work of Carlos Gardel" - The collector and investigator José Pedernera, the sculptor Raúl Vásquez Cuestas with the architect: Marcos Ortiz Quiróz and Agustin González for the monument to Gardel placed on June 23, 1985 in the Park Las Heras.
From March 26 to April 5, within the framework of the VIII International Congress of the Spanish Language, the exhibition "Gardel Siglo XX" was held in the Patio Protocolar Evita of the Legislature of the province of Córdoba. It was the stage for the great tribute to an icon of tango music, the brand new "Carlos Gardel". The exhibition based on the ART TANGO based on the Cultural Volver project that belongs to the artist and author Saide Abdalá, who received the approval to the exhibition Carlos Gardel Siglo XX, accompanied by emblematic artists of traditional and popular music. Important tango stars were present, such as Cuartetango orchestra directed by Maestro Carlos Nieto, with the special presentation of the outstanding singer and actor Ángel Rico "Gardel's Angel", the outstanding dancers Martín Peralta and Malena Jara, who perform for Focus Tango and Fundación Servas. The CILE was an important historical event for the province with the outstanding visit of King Felipe of Spain