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Real name: Saia, Celia Beatriz
(23 November - )
Place of birth:
Buenos Aires Argentina
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he was born in the neighborhood of El Abasto. Her range of mezzo-soprano allows her to sing either the liturgical and operatic songs or the popular pieces. From his father, singer and dancer, she inherited tango as a genre that identifies her. Her songbook is made up of tangos and songs from the 30s onwards.
She studied operatic singing with Christina Becker Hoffmann and tango with several teachers:
, Oscar D’Elía,
She was finalist of the talent contest Pre-Cosquín (1997) and of the Concurso Tango y Cultura de Recoleta, the same year. In 1998 she was runner-up of the talent contest «Hugo del Carril» of the Teatro Gral. San Martín.
She debuted at the Bodega del Café Tortoni (1996) and appeared at different venues: Feria de Mataderos, La Casa del Tango, El Palais de Glace, Academia Porteña del Lunfardo, Academia Nacional del Tango, Museo Manoblanca, Esquina
, Bar Sur, Salón Canning, Esquina
, Centro Cultural Gral. San Martín, Festival Buenos Aires-Tango 2001-2002, Sociedad Argentina de Escritores, Café Homero, among others.
She was part of the cast of
Gente de tango
in events as homage to:
. In 1999 she presented her show
Nostalgias de Buenos Aires
in San Telmo and at the Paseo La Plaza, and her one-person show
Una voz romántica del tango
at many places.
Besides her career as soloist, she appeared as the female vocalist of the Sexteto Arrabal, now
(2000). She was member of the choir led by
at the Universidad del Tango and, since 2001, along with the reciter Susana Fabrykant she presents the show
Encuentro con poemas lunfardos y tangos
In 2004 she recorded her first CD
with Las Guitarras Argentinas headed by
and also with the accompaniment of the guitarist
. She was guest artist in the recording of
, the new disc of the
. She appeared on Channel 26, in the TV program
Por siempre tango
and she also joined the cast of the Solo Tango channel.
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