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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.

Use this list of renowned Argentinian composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (33 items)
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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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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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: 55

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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

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

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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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