Year Of The Tango’s 100th Anniversary

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Nineteen-thirteen was the year the tango conquered fashionable society, rising from its seedy origins in the brothels of Buenos Aires. On assignment for The Rake, D.net founder Christian Chensvold meditates on this most masculine of social dances. Click here for a PDF of the story.

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2 Responses to “Year Of The Tango’s 100th Anniversary”

  1. Cané Says:

    As an Argentinian, I feel immensely proud of this appearing in this page.

  2. dany france Says:

    Bal du 14 juillet devant le Panthéon. Paris 5°. 1912..*L’Agence Roger-Viollet appartient au groupe Parisienne de Photographie, société d’économie mixte de la Ville de Paris en charge de la numérisation et de la diffusion des fonds photographiques et iconographiques municipaux

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