He was from middle class family, he worked for the government but he loved the nightlife.
He wrote many big hits in 1936-40s.
Read his biography on todotango.
La Vida Es Corta (Life is Short) BLD: Tanturi-Castillo
La Bruja (The Witch) BLD: D'Arienzo-Echagüe
Paciencia (Patience) BLD: D'Arienzo-Echagüe
Mala Suerte (Bad Luck) BLD: Canaro-Famá
Magdala (Magdalene) BLD: D'Arienzo-Laborde
Las Cuarenta (Forty) BLD: Canaro-Maida
Ansiedad (Anxiety) BLD: D'Arienzo-Echagüe 2