Andres Domenech - Andrés Domenech

Andres Domenech
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Birth December 16 , 1901 View and modify data on Wikidata
Rosario ( Argentina ) View and modify data on Wikidata
Death September 2 , 1950 View and modify data on Wikidata(48 years old)
Rosario (Argentina) View and modify data on Wikidata
nationality Argentina
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Occupation Composer , lyricist and pianist View and modify data on Wikidata
Gender Tango View and modify data on Wikidata

Andres R. Domenech ( Rosario , province of Santa Fe , 16 of December of 1901 - ibidem, 2 of September of 1950 ) was a composer , lyricist and pianist Argentine dedicated to the genre of the tango .

Professional activity

He studied music from a very young age, and one of his teachers in his hometown was Professor Juan Bautista Massa , a classical music composer and conductor whose work had a strong Verdi influence who was also the author of several tangos, one of which , The matambre was considered lewd for its handwriting. [ 1 ] [ 2 ]

In 1923 he went to live in Buenos Aires, where he turned to popular music and began to stand out as a composer, mainly of tangos. That same year he composed El gaucho se va and from there other works followed one another that had uneven repercussions: he composed Reíte padre and Danza Árabe , of his exclusive authorship; In collaboration with Jesús Fernández Blanco he composed El antifaz rojo , El chbijo , El cantor de Sevilla , El gaucho se va , El payador , Lonjazos , Mi ciudad , Ojos criollos , Rosa de sangre ,Truco y retruco , The chinstrap and Cobwebs ; with Adhelma Falcon , I seek my love ; with Carlos Pesce , He is going to sing a nightingale ; with Domingo Martignone and Alfredo Enrique Bertonasco, Che Panete ; with Diego Flores, Copetín you are my brother ; with Horacio Zubiría Mansilla, From the old Buenos Aires neighborhood ; with Amleto Enrique Vergiati, Eras mía ; with Enrique Domingo Cadícamo , Turn the wheel ; with Adolfo Rafael Avilés , It was my fault ; with Francisco García Jiménez, Round Moon , with García Jiménez and Julio Nistal, Pena gitana ; with Ricardo E. Lleras, Tango del Waving and with Pedro Rubiones or Rubbione, Alberto Vacarezza and César Felipe Vedani composed Boyera , [ 3 ] song from the film Viento Norte , which he set to music. He also scored the film Cita en la frontera . [ 4 ]

His work El payador won the 3rd place prize in the 1930 Max Glücksmann waltz competition and tango El chinstrap was selected as a finalist in the 1929 tango competition for solo music, of the same competition. [ 5 ] Carlos Gardel had in his repertoire tango The chinstrap and recorded Copetín you're my brother . Domenech performed in neighborhood theaters, worked as an advisor for the Breyer musical houses, Rosario branch, and for Romero and Fernández in the city of Buenos Aires and was a director of the Argentine Society of Authors and Composers(SADAIC) for which he traveled to Europe. Also accompanied on the piano several performers of the song, including to Tita Merello in the late 1920s [ 1 ]

He died in Rosario on September 2, 1950.


  1. ^ A b del Greco, Orlando. "Andrés Domenech" . Retrieved October 8, 2018 .
  2. ^ "March Almanac" . Retrieved October 4, 2018 .
  3. SADAIC . "Works of Andrés Domenech" . Retrieved October 11, 2018 .
  4. Manrupe, Raúl; Portela, María Alejandra (2001). A dictionary of Argentine films (1930-1995) . Buenos Aires: Editorial Corregidor . p. 116. ISBN 950-05-0896-6 .
  5. Pinsón, Néstor. "The Max Glücksmann contests" . Retrieved July 30, 2017 .

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