Awards & Winners

Ástor Piazzolla

Date of Birth 11-March-1921
Place of Birth Mar del Plata
(Argentina, Buenos Aires Province, General Pueyrredón Partido)
Nationality Argentina
Also know as Astor Piazzolla, Astor Piazolla, Astor Piazzola, Piazzolla*Astor, A. Piazolla, Ástor Piazolla, Astor Piazzolla Y Su Orquesta Típica, Astor Piazzolla y su Orquesta, Piazzolla, Astor, Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla
Profession Composer
Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. A virtuoso bandoneonist, he regularly performed his own compositions with a variety of ensembles. In 1992, American music critic Stephen Holden described Piazzolla as "the world's foremost composer of tango music".

Awards by Ástor Piazzolla

Check all the awards nominated and won by Ástor Piazzolla.


Nominations 1990 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music Dangerous Games


Cesar Award for Best Original Score
Honored for : Tangos, the Exile of Gardel

Nominations 1986 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Cesar Award for Best Original Score Tangos, the Exile of Gardel