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Hernán Cucuza Castiello
Real name: Castiello, Hernán
Singer, lyricist and composer
(27 February 1969 - )
Place of birth:
Buenos Aires Argentina
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e was born in Villa Ortúzar neighborhood in Buenos Aires city. He began to sing tangos when he was a kid. At age 6 he frequented the tango circle Luna de Buenos Aires where he appeared and was billed alongside great figures, among them,
who influenced his style of interpretation.
In 1986 he appeared on the stage of Michelangelo, accompanied by
on guitar and also appeared on radio and television. Since July 2003 he forms the Dúo Maaaría!! with the guitarist Gabriel Genlote. With the duo he appeared at the Café Homero (July 2004) and at shows organized by the Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación.
He was also member of the cast in the show
Proa al tango
on the Fragata Sarmiento, accompanied and conducted by the pianist
(present member of the
’s orchestra). He appeared at the Torcuato Tasso in the performances of great artists such as
He was featured in the homage to
in the 70th anniversary of his death at the Teatro Maipo, alongside
. He was as well at the Tribute to
Furthermore he appeared at the Centro Cultural de la Cooperación, El Museo del Tango, the Café Homero and at the Bar Tuñón, as guest artist.
He appeared at the
Ciclo voces de tango 05
at the Café Monserrat (September 2005), where on one occasion he appeared alongside the female singer
and the Reinaudo-Argañaraz guitar duet with whom he formed the
Tango sin grupo
company. In November that year he was awarded the Mención de Honor at the
Andá a cantarle a Gardel
, a talent contest for singers organized by the Secretaría de Cultura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
His piece “
” was awarded the first prize of the contest Hugo del Carril 2005, organized by the Dirección de Música, the Secretaría de Cultura and SADAIC and was included in the
as part of the IX Festival de Tango (March 2007).
Tango Female singers