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Born in Buenos Aires , he started to play the Bandoneón with yet 7 years.

At the age the of 11 he already played in child orchestras. Until the foundation of the Sexteto Mayor in `73, with which registered more than 20 CD´s, he played and accompanied famous ones of the tango like Osmar Maderna, Angel Vargas, Juan Carlos Cobián, Jorge A. Fernández, Lucio Demare, Argentino Galván, Alberto Morán and the unforgettable Roberto Goyeneche, "el Polaco".

As an arranger he wrote only for the Sexteto Mayor more than a 150 arrangements. In his long carrier of now more than 60 years he played on all stages of the world. Awards like the Konex, the great award of Sadayc ( Association of authors and compositors of the Argentina) or the Latin Grammy in the year 2004 are only a few rewards to mention. In his more of 100 compositions you can find pieces like "No nos veremos más", "Orgullo Tanguero", and " A Don Julio de Caro". Some of them he wrote together with Ernesto Baffa, Enrique Cadícamo, Julio de Caro and Federico Silva.

In the last 20 years he accompanied together with the Sexteto Mayor the Broadway Productions "Tango Argentino" and "Tango Pasión".

From the 01.01.2005 he settled down in Berlin for the love to his wife, Manuela, from where he will spread his music to Germany and all over the world.

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A media luz" Tango by Edgardo Donato

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