La Cumparsita


La Cumparsita is a well-known tango song performed by Julio Iglesias. The song is not originally from Julio Iglesias, but he has covered it in his repertoire. The original key of the song is D minor. La Cumparsita was composed by Uruguayan musician Gerardo Matos Rodríguez in 1916, making it one of the most famous tangos in the world. Interestingly, the composition of this song was accidental, as Matos Rodríguez created it during a break in a carnival parade. The melody of La Cumparsita is characterized by its melancholic and passionate essence, commonly associated with tango music.