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Horacio Salgán (Composer)

Born: 15th June 1916, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Died: 19th August 2016, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentine

Horacio Adolfo Salgán was an Argentine tango musician. He was born in Buenos Aires. Some of Salgán's most well-known compositions include Del 1 al 5 (Días de pago) (1944), Don Agustín Bardi (1947), Entre tango y tango (1953), Grillito, La llamo silbando, Cortada de San Ignacio, and A fuego lento. He turned 100 in June 2016 and died two months later on August 19, 2016.

Salgán began studying piano at age six. At age 18 he joined the cast of Radio Belgrano as a soloist and back-up musician.

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