Luis Alberto Spinetta

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Birthday
23, 1950
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death Date
Feb 8, 2012 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1950
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death Date
Feb 8, 2012 (62)

About

Nicknamed El Flaco, he was one of the most influential rock musicians of Argentina. He was a singer, guitarist, composer and poet who founded the four rock bands Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible, Spinetta Jade, and Spinetta y los Socios del Desierto.

Before Fame

He was active as a professional musician beginning in 1967. His band Almendra recorded their self-titled first album in 1969.

Trivia

He passed away from lung cancer. He authored a published poem called Guitarra negra in 1978.

Family Life

He was survived by children named Dante, Catarina, Valentino and Vera.

Associated With

He and Diego Torres are both renown Argentine singers.