Person Famous Composers from Argentina

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List of notable or famous composers from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Argentina and even some popular composers who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Argentina is included when available.

Gustavo Santaolalla and Daniel Barenboim are only the beginning of the people on this list.

This historic composers from Argentina list can help answer the questions "Who are some Argentinian composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Argentina?" These prominent composers of Argentina may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Argentinian composers.

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Alberto Ginastera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Argentina
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Alberto Evaristo Ginastera was an Argentine composer of classical music. He is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical composers of the Americas. ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1916-1983)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Composer

Credits: Facundo, el tigre de los llanos, Enigma de mujer, Los maridos de mamá Malambo, + more

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#9 on The Best Ballet Composers

#29 on The Best Opera Composers

#19 on Famous People Named Alberto

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Alberto Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Argentina
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Alberto Williams was an Argentine composer of classical music, a pianist, a pedagogue, and a conductor. ...more

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Age: Died at 90 (1862-1952)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Conductor, Pianist, Music pedagogue, Composer

Credits: Amancio Williams

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#46 on Famous People Named Alberto

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Andrés Calamaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Argentina
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Andrés Calamaro, is an Argentine musician, composer and Latin Grammy winner. His former band Los Rodríguez was a major success in Spain in the 1990s. He became one of the main icons of the Argentine rock and has sold over 1.3 million copies. ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

Credits: Wild Horses, Lili's Apron, Welcome Home

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#681 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#10 on The Best Tango Artists

#23 on Famous People Named Andres

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Ástor Piazzolla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Argentina
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Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. A virtuoso bandoneonist, he regularly performed his own compositions ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1921-1992)

Birthplace: Mar del Plata, Argentina

Profession: Composer

Credits: Henry IV, The Journey, Illustrious Corpses, Tangos the Exile of Gardel, + more

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#23 on The Greatest Latin American Artists of All Time

#1 on The Best Nuevo Tango Bands/Artists

#101 on The Best Opera Composers

#108 on The Best Film Score Composers

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Benjamín Rojas Pessi is an Argentinian actor, singer, musician and former occasional model. He is perhaps the best known for his roles in Chiquititas, Rebelde Way, Floricienta, Alma Pirata, Casi Ángeles and Jake & Blake. Rojas also appeared in several films, most notably Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Argentina, La Plata

Profession: Actor, Composer, Singer

Credits: Jake & Blake, Erreway: 4 caminos, Chiquititas: Rincón de luz, Kluge Floricienta, + more

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Camila Bordonaba is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Composers from Argentina
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Camila Bordonaba Roldán is an Argentine actress, singer-songwriter, producer, dancer, musician, director and former occasional model. She is best known for her roles in Chiquititas, Rebelde Way, Son de Fierro and Atracción x4 and as a member of Argentine band Erreway. ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: El Palomar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Actor, Composer, Singer

Credits: Lucky: No Time for Love, Erreway: 4 caminos, Chiquititas: Rincón de luz, Atracción x4 Mazaa Mazaa, + more

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Carlo Franci


Carlo Franci is a film score composer and a conductor. ...more

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Age: 88

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Credits: Hercules Against the Moon Men, The Wide Blue Road, Blancheville Monster, The Young Caruso Gladiator of Rome, + more

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Christian Basso, is an Argentine musician, known as both a composer and a multi-instrumentalist. He has created music pieces for theater, dance, installations, television and films. Among his most recent creations is the music for Korean feature Secret Sunshine by renowned filmmaker Lee Chang-dong, ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer, Multi-instrumentalist

Credits: Secret Sunshine, No Eres Tu^! Soy Yo, Nos vemos papa, The Invention of Flesh

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