Archive for September 15th, 2010

1955, September 15 – BIRTH OF LUIS FILIPELLI

Singer, Lyricist (Virgo) – A protegé of Roberto Goyeneche, he was born in Buenos Aires to a cultured family; his mother was a piano teacher and his father was a lover of literature…at the age of 10 he joined the children’s choir at the Colon Theater…at the age of 16 he won a singing contest held on the television program “Grandes Valores Del Tango”

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By the next year he was performing at all the major venues including the legendary “Cano 14” where he shared the stage with the legends of tango. In 1978 he received the distinction “Best Tango interpreter” at the Festival of Piriapolis in Uruguay…In 1979 he cut his first album…as a lyricist some of his best work is evident in “Tu Nombre Entre Mis Manos” (your name within my hands) withmusic by Alberto Di Paulo and “Un Episodio Mas” (one more episode) by Osvaldo Berlingieri

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