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The tango was born of Buenos Aires. This work was composed by the King of the Tango, Carlitos, who tragically died in a plane crash in Columbia. Many argue that Gardel’s birthplace was Toulouse, but wherever his place of birth his heart was truly South American. The story is of a horse-racing gambler comparing his passion for women with that of losing by a head (por una cabeza) in a race. This tango has been featured in quite a number of movies including the fabulous "Scent of a Woman". [NB: see also the quintet arrangement of this work.]

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