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Real name: Eguía, Marisa
(25 February 1965 - )
Place of birth:
Buenos Aires Argentina
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Otilia Da Veiga
he is daughter of the writer Carlos Eguía and of the female writer and poet Otilia da Veiga. She was raised and still lives in the neighborhood where she was born.
Since an early age she has been connected with music and touched quite different genres: rock, blues, ballad. In 1987 she joined the choir of the Estudio de Ópera de Buenos Aires, directed by professor Rita Casamajor and performed zarzuela numbers at different venues.
In 2000 she made her debut as tango singer at the La Bodega del Café Tortoni with
. With that maestro she also appeared singing numbers at the seminars
Un siglo de mujeres en el tango
El tango y sus temas
at the Biblioteca Obrera Juan B. Justo. Both seminars were sponsored by
That same year she was honored as Cantante Ilustre by the local newspaper of Flores,
Flores de papel
, award that she shared with
at a show that reunited more than 1500 spectators.
She was member of the group Cuartetango alongside María Eugenia Darré (vocals),
(guitar) and Samara Pierpaoli (flute) appearing at the Club del Vino and at the Academia Porteña del Lunfardo. In 2002 she appeared at the Concurso de Letras de Tango (Tango lyrics contest) under the auspices of the Biblioteca Nacional, Metrovías, El Viejo Almacén, Centro Cultural Borges, Diario La Razón and Extremotango. The members of the board were
, Luis Veiga and José Romero. And she received an honoring mention for her tango “Sin carnet de la nostalgia”.
For three consecutive years she appeared along with
and guest artists under the direction of
at the Legistango season at the Salón Dorado of the La Legislatura Porteña. She appeared at the La Semana del Tango of Boedo as well as in different homages and cultural events in neighborhoods.
At a homage paid to Alberto Vacarezza held at the La Academia del Lunfardo, she sang tangos by the above author, accompanied by Oscar D'Elia.
She has shared the bill with
, Tata Cedrón,
. Today she keeps on singing at different venues of Buenos Aires with the accompaniment of the guitarist Carlos Ruiz Díaz.
Tango Female singers