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Astor's duel.

Goodbye Nonino is one of the most popular Argentine tangos.

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Pain over the death of a loved one can lead us to places we don't know. Everyone channels that pain the way they can: there are many ways to process a duel.  Astor Piazzola did it by writing a song, but not any song: Adiós Nonino , one of the most popular Argentine tangos .

 Piazzola wrote this topic a few days after the death of his father, who was nicknamed  Nonino . He wrote it from a distance, in the pain of not being able to be near him to say goodbye. Those songs that mobilize us do it for a reason:  Goodbye Nonino  feels like a lament, an endless grief in which the artist leaks and exposes himself.  Piazzola 's pain is felt among notes, sadness, goodbye from afar.

Nonino put magic in Astor's hands. He was the one who introduced him to  tango , gave him his first  bandoneon and made him know Gardel. When he left, in 1959, his son cried through music and gave us the most precious thing an artist can leave. Astor used that magic to create the best of the tributes, a gift to his father and to all of us who have the honor of continuing to enjoy his art.

Publication Date: 21/05/2018

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