Gustavo Cerati


Birthday August 11, 1959

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Buenos Aires, Argentina

DEATH DATE Sep 4, 2014 (55)

#19598 Most Popular


Argentine guitarist, singer-songwriter, and frontman for the influential rock en Español 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.


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 Amenábarfrom 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.