Andrea Bollof

Real name: Bollof, Andrea
Singer and lyricist
(25 August - )
Place of birth:
Buenos Aires Argentina

he spent her childhood in the neighborhoods of Villa Urquiza, Balvanera and Parque Centenario. She is granddaughter of Spanish immigrants and great-granddaughter of Russian, Austrian and English immigrants.

After graduation at the school of architecture, she studied in the Escuela Popular de Música del Sindicato Argentino de Músicos (School of Popular Music of the Argentine Musicians’ Union).

As interpreter, she displays a great capacity for transmitting and touching with her subtle, porteño and feminine personal way of saying. The quality of the pieces she carefully chooses for her exquisite repertoire stands out.

As lyricist, she has an output with a style of her own, which reveals an implicit musicality and the poetry in her words.

She was finalist at the III Certamen Hugo del Carril 1994 in the category Solista Vocal Femenina (Female Vocal Soloist).

Between 1995 and 2001 she teamed up with the pianist Mariana Diez (Las Milonguitas duo), and their work was awarded at the Bienal de Arte Joven de 1995.

In 2007 she appeared at the Teatro La Casa del Poeta, with Jorge Cordone on guitar.

In 2010 she attended the Seminar «Argentino Galván» of Tango styles at the Academia Nacional de Tango, with maestros Carlos Rossi, Ramón Maschio, Roberto Siri, Alejandro Martino and Pepe Motta.

Between 2010 and 2015 she teamed up with Sandra Antonuci (guitar and arrangements) as a duo called Musas Orilleras Tango. They recorded the albums Timbos (2012) and Tango, el arte de añorar (2015), for the Melopea label.

She attended the Seminar for Lyricists at the Academia Nacional del Tango with Alejandro Martino, Raimundo Rosales, Matías Mauricio and Bibí Albert. She also attended workshops with Ramón Maschio and Juan Trepiana and a workshop on Tango Interpretation by Patricia Barone, with whom she continues studying technique and interpretation.

Awarded at the Festival Pre Junín 2011, she appeared along with Sandra Antonuci at the VII Festival Nacional de Tango of Junín 2011.

She was awarded the first prize at the category Lyrics at the XIX Certamen de Tango «Hugo del Carril», 2011 for her piece “Hojas quemadas” and Honorable Mentions on Lyrics for “Laberintos de papel” and on Lyrics and Music for “Timbos”.

In 2015 she presented a season named Tango fresco en el patio de Gardel, along with the Tango Fresco group.

In 2016 she staged El ensayo, a play for a café-concert format for three characters directed by Juan Félix Roldán.

Since 2016 she has been appearing as soloist in different groups and music projects along with Víctor Simón, Patricio Villarejo and others.