The Uruguayan singer-songwriter Gastón Ciarlo “Dino” dead

“Dino” was born in Montevideo and has cultivated very diverse musical genres, such as candombe, milonga, beat and rock. Before the military-civil dictatorship, he was considered one of the main representatives of these schools.

His songs are performed by musicians like Alfredo Zitarrosa, Mauricio Ubal, Pablo Estramín and bands like La Trampa or Níquel.

Dino died Sunday night in Montevideo. Gastón Ciarlo (Gastón Ciarlo) was born in the southern district of the city on September 30, 1945. He was 76 years old and had been seriously ill for many years. “Tonight, our beloved Gaston left the plane and played guitar with the people who left earlier.

We thank you for everything you have left us, and we will miss you every day for the rest of our lives “and we read it on his official Facebook account. Dino has left a lifestyle legacy that reflects the times and his songs, including his iconic song “Milonga de pelo largo”, this song circulated as a commitment to common sense and the solidarity of several generations of Uruguayan singers, between the version with his band Montevideo Blues, started in 1972, and La unción by Alfredo Zitarrosa. ., which was included in his repertoire in the eighties.

For Gaston Ciarlo, for those who lived in Montevideo for 20 years in the 1960s, making music means going through rock, beat, cantobe, folk, tango and any form of the same naturalness and music of belonging. Song of the city. With the rise of rock and roll in the 1950s, the boy Ciarlo began to imagine a viable future. In the 1960s, the young Dino formed his first band Los Gatos, along with Eduardo Mateo’s first band, Los Malditos. Los Gatos rehearses at Radio Ariel’s studio, where Dino works as an operator. In 1970, Dino released his first album, in which the spirit of the edgy variety began to materialize. Composers and performers conducted preliminary research on the possible prospects for candombe beats and rock milonga through songs such as “Experience R&B No. 1”, “Maria” and “Pal Cabral”.

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