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Gardel, Carlos, 1890-1935

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    • Gardes, Charles Romuald, 1890-1935
    • Gardés, Carlos Romualdo, 1890-1935
    • Gardel, Carlitos, 1890-1935
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    • found: Historia artística de Carlos Gardel, c1983:t.p. (Carlos Gardel) p. 13 etc. (b. 12/11/1890 Toulouse, France; real name, Charles Romuald Gardes; d. Medellín, 6/24/1935)
    • found: LC data base, 10/5/83(hdg.: Gardel, Carlos, 1887-1935)
    • found: Gran encicl. argentina(Gardel, Carlos, b. 1890)
    • found: El hombre y su muerte,p. 174 (el año 1887 de nacimiento en su auto-documentación no podía ser verídico, pues amigos de su niñez aseguran que se quitó algunos años ... nacido en 1885 ... nacido el 20 de enero de 1883)
    • found: Gardel, tango que me hiciste bien, 1985:p. 21, etc. (Carlos Romualdo Gardés se llamaba Gardel; francés de origen, pero nacionalizado argentino con el nombre de Carlos Gardel)
    • found: Carlitos Gardel, mejor que nunca, 1985.
    • found: Che Gardel, no sos argentino, 1995:p. 5 (born in Tacuarembó, Uruguay) p. 27 (born between 1882 and 1887)
    • found: Baker's bio. dict. of musicians, 7th ed.(Carlos Gardel; Uruguayan popular singer)
    • found: Grovemusic WWW site, July 18, 2003(Gardel, Carlos (Gardes, Charles Romuald); b. Dec. 1890, Toulouse?, d. June 24, 1935, Medellín; Argentine composer and tango singer; "although Gardel's origins have been widely debated, he was probably born in Toulouse in 1890"; emigrated to Buenos Aires in 1893)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 19, 2014(Carlos Gardel; born Charles Romuald Gardes; 11 December 1890; died 24 June 1935); singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. The unerring musicality of Gardel's baritone voice and the dramatic phrasing of his lyrics made miniature masterpieces of his hundreds of three-minute tango recordings. Together with lyricist and long-time collaborator Alfredo Le Pera, Gardel wrote several classic tangos. Gardel died in an airplane crash at the height of his career, becoming an archetypal tragic hero mourned throughout Latin America. For many, Gardel embodies the soul of the tango style)
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    • ML420.G247
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    • 1983-10-21: new
    • 2018-08-28: revised
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