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La Cumparsita by Gerardo Matos Rodriguez

La Cumparsita by Gerardo Matos Rodriguez (1897-1948) Gerardo Hernan Matos Rodríguez born in Montevideo, Uruguay, also known as Becho. Gerardo was the son of the owner of the Moulin Rougle, a popular local cabaret. He studied architecture, but did not complete the course. He began composing as a young student in 1917, and his first …

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