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Boedo

Julio 27, 2007 por travellingbuenosaires

In Buenos Aires culture, the neighbourhood of Boedo is connected to tango. Many “tangueros”–as lyrics writer Homero Manzi or pianist Osvaldo Pugliese–lived in this area or frequented its cafés.
Manzi was precisely the person who made such connection stronger when he mentioned Boedo’s main street corner in the opening verse of Sur, one of the most famous tangos:

San Juan y Boedo antiguo, y todo el cielo,
Pompeya y mas allá la inundación,
tu melena de novia en el recuerdo,
y tu nombre florando en el adiós…

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