Norberto aroldi was a poet and writer who was born the 12 August 1931 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and died in the same city on 19 March 1978. He wrote letters of tango, poems, plays and libretti for film and television and actor worked in film, theatre and television.

Artistic career

His talk and his tall, thin, figure immediately associated to his nickname of “skinny”, were the faithful reflection of the mythical Buenos Aires Tango law. At sixteen he wrote his first letter, the waltz my eternal COTS, which Tito Ferrari set to music that spoke of his early world of tenderness, forged with blows of street poetry and which was later recorded by Julio Sosa with Orchestra Francini – Pontier.

Actor, playwright, poet, screenwriter for television and cinema, worked with singular talent and demonstrated its capacity of observation imbued with local colour as well as his mastery of lunfardo. He created characters dearly linked to Buenos Aires and its people; among them, Cacho corner and you chantas. In 1954 he debuted in film in poor there will always be directed by Carlos borcosque. At the beginning of the 1960s, he won a scholarship to travel to Italy, where he improved and also met the director Federico fellini and other great creators of Europe. He also lived in Mexico country where he began his career as writer and screenwriter.

TV highlighted the soap opera the corner Cacho starred alongside Gabriela gili, cony Vera and Claudio levrino and whose book belonged. I was broadcast by Channel 13 in the year 1973 and told the story of a young woman from the aristocracy found love in a humble salesman daily. The girl captivated by the neighborhood, boy will fight against her own family, to defend their happiness.

He wrote libretti for movies, including one of the most prominent was the ramp (1967) directed by Enrique Carreras, in which the star couple was composed Tita merello and Jorge Salcedo. Later, this work was premiered in theatre with the same protagonist and its author, Norberto Aroldi had male role. Other films: the boys before did not use hair gel and free love, both in 1969, Amalio Reyes, a man, also directed by Carreras, Hugo del Carril acting acting and “with soul and life”, of David José kohon, both in 1970, in the great circus of 1974 and 1975 the chantas.. He appeared in several films, most remembered: with soul and life, with music by astor piazzolla, paired opposite actress Maria Aurelia Bisutti and with the special performance of Beba bidart.

His work in theatre include performances in the biographer of Alberto Rodríguez Muñoz directed by Mario Rolla work. in the show This skinny, skinny Buenos Aires at the Odeon theatre in the summer of 1977 under the direction of Enrique Carreras and his own the ramp.

Some of his tangos were back to life, well Debuts, the boys in my neighborhood, guys, I don’t I change and Pa’ know as I am with Emilio González, was recorded music, among others, by Julio Sosa, in which the protagonist proclaims:

I don’t like being ortiva, nor was born pa’ long tongue

and although he rushed the yuta know remain silent on the occasion

I am not ball to fat I look and spoil,

keeping the distance I know engrupir with distinction.

Timba am light, I was born pa’ escolaso, l

not afane the wrist when needless quality,

I know many live shells at the loop

the League and are embalurda deschava without thinking.

19 March 1978 died as a result of pancreatitis. He was married and had two children.

Filmography    *

o As a writer.

* Does the cool not marry…? (1981) dir. Henry Cahen Salaberry.

* Divorce is fashionable (by agreement) (1978) dir. Siro Fernando.

* So life (According to the works of Arnaldo malfatti 1977) dir. Enrique Carreras.

* At the Grand Circus (1974) dir. Siro Fernando.

* Goodbye Alejandra (1973) dir. Carlos rinaldi.

* The world we invented (1973) dir. Siro Fernando

* My friend Luis (in collaboration with Abel Santa Cruz 1972) dir. Carlos rinaldi.

* Again I live… come to sing (in collaboration with Fernando Siro 1971) dir. Julio saraceni.

* Ballad for a backpacking (in collaboration with Carlos Rinaldi and Rodolfo d. Taboada 1971) dir. Carlos rinaldi.

* Those crazy years (in collaboration with Julio porter and Henry races 1971) dir. Enrique Carreras.

* With soul and life (in collaboration with David José Kohon according to Carlos Malatesta1970 argument) dir. David José kohon.

* Amalio Reyes, a man (Based on the novel by cátulo Castillo 1970) dir. Enrique Carreras.

* The salami (in collaboration with Fernando Siro 1969) dir Siro Fernando.

* Free love (in collaboration with Fernando Siro 1969) dir Siro Fernando.

* Boys before did not use hair gel (depending on the work of Manuel Romero 1969) dir Enrique Carreras.

* We are the best (1968) dir. Federico Padilla.

* The forbidden is fashionable (1968) dir. Siro Fernando.

* The ramp (1967) dir. Enrique Carreras.

* Scandal in the family (In collaboration with Porter July 1967) dir. Julio Porter

* Aconcagua (heroic rescue) (On an original idea by Olga Casares pearson 1964) dir. Leo Fleider

* Poor there will always be (in collaboration with Fernando Siro 1954) dir. Carlos borcosque.

o As a script writer.

* You chantas (1975) dir. José Martínez suárez.

o As an author:

* The ramp (1967) dir. Enrique Carreras.

o As a stub.

* The boys in my neighborhood (1970) dir. Enrique Carreras.


* Divorce is fashionable (by agreement) (1978) dir. Siro Fernando

* The fantastic world of Maria Montiel (1978) dir. Jorge zuhair jury.

* You chantas (1975) dir. José Martínez suárez.

* With soul and life (1970) dir. David José kohon.

* The salami (1969) dir Siro Fernando.

* The forbidden is fashionable (1968) dir. Siro Fernando.

* The naked beast (1967) dir. Emilio vieyra

* Sex revenge (1966) dir. Emilio vieyra


* Poor there will always be (1954) dir. Carlos borcosque.


Screenplay and acting.

* The corner Cacho (1973)

o Performance.

* Italian girl comes to marry (1969)