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Birthday
1, 1942
Birth Sign
Gemini

About

Argentinian singer and composer who released over 20 albums during his long career. He recorded dozens of hit singles including "Estelita," "Libre solitario y sin nadie," "Celia" and "Como te extraño, mi amor."

Before Fame

He learned to play guitar and started songwriting when he was 11 years old.

Trivia

The Latin Recording Academy presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.

Family Life

He married a woman named Marietta in 1966. His children's names are Vanessa, Mariana and Niko.

Associated With

He and Palito Ortega are considered to be two of the principal singers of the Nueva Ola music era.