Carlos Gardel, a popular singer and songwriter, was perhaps the most notable figure in tango.
Born in Toulouse, France, he moved to Buenos Aires at the age of 2. He would later become an Argentine citizen.
In 1935, at the height of his career, he died in a plane crash in Medellin.
Por Una Cabeza, is one of his most recognizable songs, having been featured in Scent of A Woman, starring Al Pacino.