Gustavo Cerati

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Birthday
11, 1959
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death Date
Sep 4, 2014 (55)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1959
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death Date
Sep 4, 2014 (55)

About

Argentine guitarist, singer-songwriter, and frontman for the influential rock en espanol group Soda Stereo.

Before Fame

He won a Christmas-themed songwriting contest sponsored by a local TV station. He played with bands like Savage and Vozarron.

Trivia

He released his debut solo album Amor Amarillo in 1993.

Family Life

His father, Juan José Cerati, worked as an engineer and an accountant. He was married to Belen Edwards from 1987 to 1989 and Cecilia Amenábar from 1993 to 2002. He had a son named Benito and a daughter named Lisa.

Associated With

David Bowie was one of his early musical influences.