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Gerardo Matos Rodríguez (1897–1948)


He was also a journalist. See more trivia »


(age 51) in Montevideo, Uruguay

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 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 11 (2014) ... (writer: "La cumparsita" - uncredited)
 2011/I Jack and Jill (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Gerardo H. Matos Rodriguez)
 2009-2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #11.3 (2011) ... (writer: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
- 2009 Semi-Final (2009) ... (writer: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 2010 Love Ranch (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 2009 Miranda (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teacher (2009) ... (writer: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 2009 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.23 (2009) ... (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 2008 Café de los maestros (Documentary) (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 2006 Take the Lead (writer: "La Cumparsita", "La Cumparsita (Tango Remix)")
 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 2004 13 Going on 30 (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Gerardo Matos Rodriguez)
 2002 Desire (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Martos)
 2001 Les âmes câlines (writer: "La cumparsita")
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Gerardo Matos Rodriguez)
 1999 Man on the Moon (writer: "La Cumparsita" (1916) - as G.H. Matos Rodriguez)
 1998 Tango (writer: "La cumparsita")
 1997 Cats Don't Dance (music: "La Cumparsita" - as G. H. Matos Rodriguez)
 1997 Booty Call (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Matos Rodriguez)
 1997 Tout doit disparaître (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 1993 Kika (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 1993 The House of the Spirits (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Matos Rodriguez)
 1992 Strictly Ballroom (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Rodriguez)
 1985-1991 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Quick, Quick, Slow (1991) ... (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
- Catching Digby's Donkey (1985) ... (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1991 Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (writer: "La Cumparsita" - as Rodriguez)
 1991 La reine blanche (writer: "La Cumpasita" - as Rodriguez)
 1990 Alice (writer: "La Cumparsita" (1916) - as Matos Rodriguez)
 1988 Kuutamosonaatti (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 1987 Radio Days (writer: "La Cumparsita" (1916) - as Matos Rodríguez)
 1986 Children of a Lesser God (as Matos Rodriguez, "La Cumparsita")
 1983 El Sur (writer: "La cumparsita")
 1983 One Deadly Summer (music: "La Cumparsita" - as Matos Rodríguez)
 1975 Canciones de nuestra vida (Documentary) (as S. Matos Rodríguez, "La Cumparsita")
 1973 Dillinger (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1959 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.10 (1959) ... (music: "La cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1959 Some Like It Hot (music: "La Cumparsita" (1916) - uncredited)
 1959 Iskelmäkuvia (Short) (writer: "La Cumparsita")
 1956 Down Beat Bear (Short) (music: "La Cumparsita")
 1955 Chicago Syndicate (as Matos Rodrigues, "Cumparsita Mambo")
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.24 (1953) ... (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1952 Bom the Flyer (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal (: (uncredited] - (music: "La cumparsita", uncredited)
 1951 Lucky Nick Cain (writer: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1950 Sunset Boulevard (music: "La Cumparsita" (1916) - uncredited)
 1950 Dance Hall (music: "LA CUMPARSITA" - uncredited)
 1949 La guitarra de Gardel ("La cumparsita")
 1945 Anchors Aweigh (music: "La Cumparsita" (1937) - uncredited)
 1942 Broadway (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady (music: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1935 After Office Hours (writer: "La Cumparsita" - uncredited)
 1933 The Keyhole (music: "La Cumparsita" (1916) - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

G.H. Matos Rodriguez

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He is best known for the tango "La Cumparsita", composed as a young student in 1917, in the University of Montevideo. He was at first too shy to play the piece himself, and it only became known through the performance of others. See more »



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