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Real name: Aguilera, Pedro Timoteo
(20 January 1951 - )
Place of birth:
Pergamino (Buenos Aires) Argentina
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orn to a family of singers and circus artists, he started his career at a very early age. When he was thirteen he made his debut at festivals and contests for new talents in his hometown, Pergamino (province of Buenos Aires).
He went on appearing in different shows in the area and, when he was sixteen, he traveled to the Capital where he began to be in touch with other singers and outstanding figures of the Buenos Aires night scene, in the late 60s.
So he began his professional career singing in cheap restaurants and clubs. He traveled to Mar del Plata, in 1969, when he was eighteen, and sang known pieces of the popular songbook before renowned figures like the guitarist
, the folk poet José Adolfo Gallardou, among others.
He traveled to Chile, Peru and Uruguay to sing boleros as member of the cast of the
Teatro de Revista
(art theater located on Rodríguez Peña between Perón and Corrientes), alongside figures like Perla Rosales and Fausto Padín. On his comeback, he appeared in movies as extra and in several photo-novels.
At age twenty-two he traveled to Brazil and, in 1978 he was consecrated as revelation at the
Festival de Baradero
in the tango category. Later, another tour of Brazil, longer, with the music show
Mi Buenos Aires Querido
He sang on the stages of Malena and Vostango, sharing the bill with
In 2014 he was awarded, along with other figures, with the
. He is author of the “Zamba de entonces”, with music by Milton Alves. In Brazil with the Siglo XX trio, he recorded the compact disc
, an independent release.
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