Astor Piazzolla

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Astor Piazzolla
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Astor Piazzolla wi his bandoneon, 1971
Background information
Birth nameÁstor Pantaleón Piazzolla
Born11 Mairch 1921(1921-03-11)
Mar Del Plata, Argentinae
Deid4 Julie 1992(1992-07-04) (aged 71)
Buenos Aires, Argentinae
GenresTango, nuevo tango, jazz, Laitin jazz, warld muisic
ThriftMuisicker, componer, arranger
Instrumentsbandoneon
Years active1933–1990
Associate actsAníbal Troilo, Nadia Boulanger, Roberto Goyeneche, Edmundo Rivero, Amelita Baltar, Gerry Mulligan, Pino Presti, Tullio De Piscopo, Horacio Malvicino

Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (Spaingie pronunciation: [pjaˈsola], Italian pronunciation: [pjatˈtsɔlla]; Mairch 11, 1921 – Julie 4, 1992) wis an Argentine tango componer, bandoneon player, an arranger.