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Fito Páez

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Rodolfo “Fito” Paez was created in Rosario, Argentina on March 13, 1963. He created Staff, his 1st music group, when he was 13. In 1977, he performed in Un Banquette with Rubén Platinumín and Jorge Llonch. He started to show up single in pubs the next yr. Straight from senior high school, he started touring with many bands and immediately after that created his first single recording, Del ’63, that was released in 1984. It had been promoted 1st in his hometown, but later on garnered interest in Buenos Aires. The documenting was come up with by using a few of Argentina’s most prominent music artists, including Daniel Wirtz, Fabián Gallardo, Tweety González, and Paul Dorge. The disk won him essential acclaim like a songwriter and helped result in future tasks, including a 1985 recording, Giros. The demonstration of that recording gained him the compliment of Luis Alberto Spinetta, and a collaboration — Paez’s following recording, 1986’s La La La, was a duet with Spinetta. The duo backed that recording having a tour that reached completely to Santiago de Chile. Exactly the same yr, he participated within the 1000 Times of Democracy celebration with Spinetta, Juan Carlos Baglietto, Silvina Garré, and Antonio Tarragó Ros. His 1987 saving, Ciudad de Pobres Corazones, proclaimed a dark, politics submit his work. It had been focused on the storage of his aunt and grandmother, who have been assassinated in Rosario. The record seethed with anger, nonetheless it was also even more rhythmic and demonstrated better songwriting depth than his prior recordings. Paez got his initial taste of creation use Ey, that was released in 1988. Documented in NY and Havana, in addition, it showcased lots of the music artists that he previously caused previously, including Guillermo Vadalá, Guillermo Colombres, and Osvaldo Fattoruso. In addition, it highlighted the trumpeters and saxophonists of the group, Afrocuba. Much less severe than his prior recording, it had been one of is own most balanced information. Tercer Mundo, released in 1990, explores Latin American ethnic influences and demonstrated the harsh globe of poverty and exploitation. It, as well was critically acclaimed, nonetheless it was Paez’ 1992 record, Un Amor Después del Amor, that proclaimed the pinnacle of his industrial success. The record sold a lot more than 600,000 copies so when Paez toured to aid it, he discovered himself playing to sold-out displays for 40,0000 people. Soon after its discharge, he played an advantage concert for UNICEF which elevated a lot more than $420,000. The follow-up, Circo Defeat, acquired impossibly high goals and even though it acquired several hit music, including “Mariposa Tecknicolor” and “Tema de Piluso,” and a partner record, Circo Defeat Brazil, which highlighted Brazilian remixes of its strikes, it only marketed around 350,000 copies. Other projects were finished in the past due ’90s, including an acoustic record, Euforia, and 1998’s Sabrina & Paez: Enemios Intimos. The entire year 2000 brought another well balanced, superbly created record, Abre Paez. He also had taken house two Grammys on the initial annual Latin Grammy Honours in fall 2000.

Quick Facts


Full Name Fito Páez
Date Of Birth March 13, 1963
Profession Actor, Pianist, Film director, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Film Score Composer
Nationality Argentine
Spouse Cecilia Roth
Children Martín Páez, Margarita Páez
Parents Rodolfo Páez, Margarita Zulema Ávalos
Awards Latin Grammy Award for Best Singer-Songwriter Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Rock Song, Latin Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Rock Solo Vocal Album
Music Songs Mariposa Tecknicolor, Al Lado del Camino, 11 y 6, Un vestido y un amor, Dar Es Dar, Llueve Sobre Mojado, Brillante sobre el mic, Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón, Tumbas de la Gloria, A Rodar Mi Vida, El Amor Después Del Amor, Pétalo de sal, Fue Amor, Ciudad De Pobres Corazones, Y dale alegría a mi corazón, La Rueda Mágica, Dos en la ciudad, Dos Días En La Vida, Margarita, Cable a Tierra, Tiempo al tiempo, Eso que llevas ahí, Cadáver exquisito, Tu sonrisa inolvidable, Si es amor, Sasha, Sissi y el circulo de baba, Tema de Piluso, Giros, Circo Beat, Tres agujas, Ambar Violeta, Bello Abril
Albums El amor después del amor, Circo Beat, Euforia, Abre, Giros, La la la, Locura Total, Canciones Para Aliens, No Sé Si Es Baires o Madrid, Mi vida con ellas, Naturaleza Sangre, El amor después del amor 20 años, Moda y pueblo, Del 63, Tercer Mundo, Ey!, Dreaming Rosario, Enemigos íntimos, El Sacrificio, Rodolfo, El Mundo Cabe en Una Canción, Homenaje a Fito Páez, Novela, Antología, Crónica, Rock and Roll Revolution, Ciudad De Pobres Corazones, Yo Te Amo, Rey Sol, Confiá, Páez - Baglietto/Baglietto - Páez, Lo mejor de los mejores – Volumen 1, El Amor Después Del Amor 20 Años (En Vivo) + El Sacrificio " Edición Especial 50 Años", Grandes éxitos, Músicos, poetas y locos, Grandes Canciones, Lo mejor de Fito Páez, Lo mejor de los mejores, Serie De Oro: Grandes Exitos, Coleccion Aniversario, Fito X Fito, Super 6, Lo duro/Lo suave de Fito Páez, Lucha Rock, Gran reserva, Incomparables
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Rock Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video, Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video, International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Internacional, International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Latin America
Movies Private Lives, Martín (hache), The Journey, The South, Fito Paez: No se si es Baires o Madrid, Sea of Rock


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#Fact
1 Is a supporter of Rosario Central Football Club.
2 Ex-brother-in-law of Ariel Rot.
3 Ex-son-in-law of Abrasha Rotenberg and Dina Rot.
4 Nominated for the Grammys Awards for album "Abre" (2001).
5 Was in an on/off relationship with actress Romina Ricci (2003-2012).
6 Was in attendance at Luis Alberto Spinetta's funeral.
7 Their album 'El amor después del amor', the biggest selling album in the history of Argentine Rock, was number 13 on Rolling Stone's Top 100 albums of Argentine Rock.
8 Daughter, with Romina Ricci, Margarita Páez was born on June 4, 2004.
9 Wrote the songs "Nada es para siempre" and "Fue amor" to his girlfriend Fabiana Cantilo after their break-up.
10 Began a relationship with actress Cecilia Roth in 1992. They married on 23 December 1999, but separated in 2001.
11 He and Cecilia Roth adopted son Martin, born in 1999.
12 Son of Rodolfo Páez and Margarita Zulema Ávalos (she died when Fito was baby).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
De tu ventana a la mía 2011 writer: "Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón"
El puntero TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Divendres TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Antes 2010 performer: "Creo", "Todas las hojas son del viento", "Bajan" / writer: "Creo"
Cuéntame TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Mercedes Sosa, Cantora un viaje íntimo 2009 Documentary performer: "Zamba del cielo" / writer: "Zamba del cielo"
Encuentro en el Estudio TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2009 music - 1 episode, 2009 performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Memòries de la tele 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
¿De quién es el portaligas? 2007 writer: "Cabaret", "Naturaleza sangre", "Mary Poppins y el desollinador"
La tele de tu vida TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Que sea rock 2006 Documentary performer: "Dar es dar", "Desarma y sangra", "Los libros de la buena memoria" / writer: "Dar es dar"
El principio de Arquímedes 2004 writer: "La vida es una moneda" - as Rodolfo Páez
Locas de amor 2004 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Operación triunfo 2002-2003 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Dos en la carretera 2001 Video performer: "Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón" / writer: "Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón"
Culpables TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Campeones de la vida TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1999 performer - 1 episode, 1999
Lorquiana 1998 TV Special music: "Romance de la pena negra"
Así se hizo 'Lorquiana' 1998 TV Short music: "Romance de la pena negra"
Martín (Hache) 1997 performer: "Cae", "Riff Raff", "Amanecer en Madrid", "Bacalao porteño", "Charla interrupta", "Villa del parque blues", "Chofi Dancing" / writer: "Cae", "Riff Raff", "Amanecer en Madrid", "Vamos a quemar los tambores al abuelo", "Bacalao porteño", "Ciudad de pobres corazones", "Charla interrupta", "Villa del parque blues", "Chofi Dancing"
Acústico MTV: Titãs 1997 TV Movie performer: "Go Back"
Desde adentro 1992 TV Series lyrics: "Tráfico por Katmandú" / music: "Tráfico por Katmandú" / performer: "Tráfico por Katmandú"
Rock Estrela 1986 performer: "Cuervos en casa", "Rumba del piano" / writer: "Cuervos en casa", "Rumba del piano"
Loco x vos TV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016
Soy Luna 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Morfi, todos a la mesa TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Guapas 2014 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 2007-2014 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Pura Química 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Graduados 2013 TV Series performer: "A rodar mi vida"
Televisión registrada TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2012 writer - 2 episodes, 2012
Duro de domar TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2012 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Graduados TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Mi nombre es ... 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vera Blum 2013 TV Mini-Series composer - 3 episodes
Antes 2010 music producer
Tratame bien 2009 TV Mini-Series composer and performer - 37 episodes
Sólo un ángel 2005 composer: theme music
El cumple 2002 composer: theme music
The Dark Side of the Heart 1992 composer: theme music
The South 1988 composer: themes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Viudas e hijos del Rock & Roll 2014 TV Series Fito Páez
Ne me quitte pas 2013 Video short
Graduados 2012 TV Series Fito Páez
La peli 2007
All About My Mother 1999 Espectador (uncredited)
I Don't Want to Talk About It 1993 Musician
Desde adentro 1992 TV Series 1992
The Journey 1992 Pablo
The South 1988 Marcelo
Rock Estrela 1986

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Antes 2010
Privates Lives 2001
Eino ja mä 1998 Documentary short
Concierto mayor 1997 Documentary short
Martín (Hache) 1997 as Fito Paez
A bordo de un carrito 1981 Short

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
¿De quién es el portaligas? 2007
Privates Lives 2001
La balada de Donna Helena 1994 Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
¿De quién es el portaligas? 2007
Privates Lives 2001
La balada de Donna Helena 1994 Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
¿De quién es el portaligas? 2007 producer
Privates Lives 2001 executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Matter of Principles 2009 thanks
Soy tu fan 2006 TV Mini-Series thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Umbral 2016 Documentary
Pura Química 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Nunca es tarde 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Vive Latino 2014 TV Series Himself - Performer
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 2002-2014 TV Series Himself - Performer
Mercedes Sosa: La voz de Latinoamérica 2013 Documentary Himself
Duro de domar 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Televisión registrada 2007-2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Divendres 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Premios Martín Fierro 2010 2010 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Original Song
Mercedes Sosa, Cantora un viaje íntimo 2009 Documentary Himself
Encuentro en el Estudio 2009 TV Series Himself - Performer
Herbert de Perto 2009 Documentary Himself
Ànima 2009 TV Series Himself
Buenafuente 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
Baires 2009 Video documentary Himself
La 2 noticias 2008 TV Series Himself
Susana Giménez 2007 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Que sea rock 2006 Documentary Himself
Premios Clarín Espectáculos 2004 2004 TV Special Himself
Música sí 2003 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Grandiosas 2002 TV Series Himself - Guest
Dos en la carretera 2001 Video Himself
Artèria 33 2001 TV Series Himself
Lo + plus 1995-2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
Historias de Argentina en vivo 2001 Documentary
Biografías no autorizadas 2000 TV Series documentary
El rayo 2000 TV Series Himself
Corazón, corazón 2000 TV Series Himself
Sábado Bus 1999 TV Series Himself - Guest
Así se hizo 'Lorquiana' 1998 TV Short Himself
Continuarà... 1998 TV Series Himself
Crónicas marcianas 1998 TV Series Himself - Guest
XII premios Goya 1998 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
Videomatch 1997 TV Series Himself
Acústico MTV: Titãs 1997 TV Movie Himself
De pe a pa 1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
Zona franca 1995 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Spinetta, el video 1986 Documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
1002 Momentos de la tele 2012 TV Series Himself
Las tragedias de los famosos 2010 TV Series Himself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Himself
Mañanas informales 2005 TV Series Himself
La Argentina de Tato 1999 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Yoga Award Yoga Awards Worst Foreign Director Vidas privadas (2001)
1994 Special Mention Havana Film Festival Best Short Film La balada de Donna Helena (1994)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Best Film Verona Love Screens Film Festival Vidas privadas (2001)


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#Trademark
1 Slim frame
2 Curly hair


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