Mario Abramovich

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Mario Abramovich
Abramovich (right), with wife
Abramovich (right), with wife
Background information
Birth nameMario Abramovich
Born(1926-10-31)31 October 1926
Argentina
Died1 December 2014(2014-12-01) (aged 88)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
GenresTango
Occupation(s)
  • Violinist
  • composer
InstrumentsViolin
Associated acts
  • Sexteto Mayor
  • National Team Tango

Mario Abramovich (31 October 1926[1] – 1 December 2014[2]) was an Argentine violinist and composer, considered an important figure linked to the music of tango.

He acted from a young violinist with excellent figures of tango integrating prestigious ensembles dedicated to the genre and has composed pieces.

He was a member of the group Sexteto Mayor since its founding in 1973, until his death in 2014.

Career[edit]

When Abramovich was six years old, he studied violin performance with Martin Llorca and later won a contest and became a violinist in the Teatro Colón. In 1943 he began his relationship with the tango. Worked as first violin with Osvaldo Fresedo, Miguel Caló and Argentino Galván, he joined the orchestra for 23 years of Héctor Varela and made recordings with Juan d'Arienzo and Aníbal Troilo.

In 1987, Abramovich performed on Bryan Ferry's solo album Bête Noire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nudler, Julio (1998-01-01). Tango Judío: Del Ghetto a la Milonga (in Spanish). Editorial Sudamericana. p. 141. ISBN 9789500714983.
  2. ^ "Falleció el violinista Mario Abramovich". www.telam.com.ar. Retrieved 2016-02-04.

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