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How do I love La Cumparsita? Let me count the ways...

posted Jan 6, 2015, 9:56 PM by Sophia de Lautour   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 6:54 AM ]
There is no one way or style to dance tango. 
That's what makes tango such a unique and fascinating dance! 
Here are six diverse interpretations by famous dancers to La Cumparista.

This iconic song (written in 1916 by a Uruguayan) has become widely known as the anthem of tango music and is usually played as the last song of a milonga.  In Turkey it is popular as a wedding dance!  Gene Kelly danced to it in 1945 film Anchors Away, while crooner Julio Iglesias scored a hit with his 1996 cover – and it continues to be favoured soundtrack to gymnastic routines.

Which one is your personal favourite?

Maria Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes

Maria Nieves & Juan Carlos Copes


Geraldine Rojas and Javier Rodriguez

Geraldine & Javier


Chicho Frumboli and Juana Sepulveda

Chicho & Juana


Roberto Herrera and Silvana Capra

Roberto & Silvana


Melina Brufman and Claudio Gonzalez

Melina & Claudio


Gene Kelly
just for fun (and not tango) here's a solo tango / tap version!












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