Cervetti studied in the Montevideo Country wide Conservatory and later in the Peabody Institute in Baltimore. He started to test in digital music after training from Grov‚ and Krenek. He co-founded the Berlin Dance Outfit in 1970, throughout a period as composer-in-residence in the Berlin Academy of Arts. He came back to the united states to have a placement as teacher at Brooklyn University, NY. He wrote the task for stage Prisons II for the Donaueschingen Event in 1972.