Archive for August 20th, 2010

1931, August 20 – birth of SIRO SAN ROMAN

Singer (Leo)…born in the city of Rosario where he begins to sing as a young man…he moves to Buenos Aires to seek fame…his break came in 1953 when he was recriuted to sing on Radio Belgrano…his first recording was on April 10, 1954 with “Oracion Rante”


Eventually, his career took him on extended tours of Europe and he lived in Spain for many years. He was the first Argentinean singer to record in Russia and a highlight came when he was invited to tour with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. He appeared in one film, “Patapufete” 1967 and he toured briefly in 2005 with the orchestra Color Tango.


  • CLICK HERE to hear him sing “Pasional” (Passionate) written by Jorge Caldara in 1951 (lyrics by Mario Soto)