… in Southern Argentina is where Carlos Di Sarli was born on January 7, 1903.

Di Sarli was the eighth child of the Italian immigrant Miguel Di Sarli, the owner of a gunsmith store, and Serafina Russomano, daughter of the tenor singer Tito Russomano.

In 1916, working in his father’s store, he suffered an accident that cost him an eye and which forced him to wear sunglasses for the rest of his life.

Sources: http://www.todotango.com/english/artists/biography/36/Carlos-Di-Sarli/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_di_Sarli