Full name: Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla
Astor Piazzolla is used both as a classical composer (and thus using release artist as composer according to CSG) and as performer.
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Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (Spanish pronunciation: [piasola], Italian pronunciation: [pjattsɔlla]; March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992) was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. A virtuoso bandoneonist, he regularly performed his own compositions with a variety of ensembles.
In 1992, American music critic Stephen Holden described Piazzolla as "the world's foremost composer of tango music".Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license