Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 10:52:09 -0700
From: "DHodgson" <DHodgson@TangoLabyrinth.Com>
Subject: [Tango-L] Cafe Hanson found..
Found this news report about Caf? Hanson being found by archaeologists in
Since I am not putting my time and energy into being a tango historian
(playing with other aspects of the dance).
Are their any tango historians on the list that could share some history
about this caf?, and a few stories if possible.
Also if there is any one who knows about this caf? showing up in tango
I for one would be very interested in hearing what is out there for my own
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Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 15:10:26 EST
Subject: Re: [Tango-L] Cafe Hanson found..
To: DHodgson@tangolabyrinth.com, TANGO-L@mit.edu
There is not a lot of information about Cafe Hansen because it was demolished
in 1912 but it was evidently one of the hangouts of the renowned El Cachafaz.
Supposedly there was a contest there between Cachafaz and his reputed black
rival, another famous dancer of the era, El Negro Santillan, which Cachafaz
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