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Alfredo Zitarrosa

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Uruguayan folk icon Alfredo Zitarrosa lived his childhood in the tiny city of Santiago Vázquez. Inspired by an primary school instructor, the enthusiastic son started watching traditional and traditional music. Alfredo Zitarrosa’s composing abilities allowed him to can be found in initial place after taking part in an area poetry competition in 1958, producing his debut being a singer within the Peruvian Tulio Loza’s Present, executing “Guitarrero” and “Milonga Em fun??o de una Niña.” Being a songwriter, his initial composition, known as “Recordandote,” was manufactured in 1960, a zamba afterwards popularized by los Chalchaleros. Immediately after time for his native nation, Alfredo Zitarrosa began functioning as an announcer and journalist without departing his music profession. On July 20, 1970, the vocalist/songwriter made an effective live debut in Buenos Aires, afterwards getting his tracks performed throughout Latin America. In Feb of 1976, the musician proceeded to go into exile, briefly surviving in Argentina, Spain, and Mexico, time for Uruguay in March of 1984. The talented musician passed on in January of 1989.

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Full Name Alfredo Zitarrosa
Died January 17, 1989, Montevideo, Uruguay
Profession Singer, Poet, Journalist, Songwriter
Nationality Uruguayan
Parents Carlos Durán, Doraisella Carbajal, Alfredo Nicolás Zitarrosa, Jesusa Blanca Nieve Iribarne
Music Songs Adagio en Mi País, Doña Soledad, El violín de Becho, Milonga Para Una Niña, Milonga de ojos dorados, Pa'l que se va, Crece desde el pie, Milonga de Pelo Largo, Violín de Becho, A José Artigas, Stefanie, Recordándote, Si te vas, Zamba para vos, Guitarra Negra, A Don José, Chamarrita de los milicos, Que pena, La ronda catonga, Diez décimas de saludo al pueblo argentino, No me esperes, De no olvidar, Candombe del Olvido, Chamarrita de una bailanta, De Corrales a Tranqueras, Romance para un negro milonguero, Yaguatirica, Guitarrero viejo, El loco Antonio, La canción quiere, Coplas al compadre Juan Miguel, Coplas del canto
Albums Guitarra Negra, Canta Zitarrosa, Desde Tacuarembó, Melodia Larga, Lo Mejor de Zitarrosa, Si te vas, Melodía Larga II, Alfredo Zitarrosa, Candombe del olvido, La Canción Quiere, Adagio en mi pais, Milonga de ojos dorados, Yo Sé Quien Soy, Temas inéditos, Los inéditos, Del amor herido, Coplas Del Canto, Volveremos, Grandes Exitos, Antología 1936 - 1989, Mis 30 Mejores Canciones, 14 Temas Inéditos, Antología 1 (1936-1989), La ley es tela de araña - Melodia larga, Tanta Vida en Cuatro Versos, Recordándote, 20 Grandes Éxitos, Alfredo Zitarrosa en Homenaje
Movies Los Hijos de Fierro


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Los hijos de Fierro 1972

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