"El Turco" José Brahemcha -- a short biography

El "Turco" José -- as he is commonly known -- was born in Buenos Aires, in the neighborhood of Saavedra, July 17 1931. He was a dedicated bicycle rider when he was a kid, until his mother (who was a tango singer) suggested that he learn to dance "to get to know some girls". At the age of 16, he started to practice with his friends from his neighborhood in the house of one of them, where they had a gramophone player. [Read More]