Top 20 Composer celebrities in Argentina

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Composer celebrities [Updated June 7, 2023].

1. Lalo Schifrin

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Lalo Schifrin was born on June 21, 1932 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Film and TV composer known for his work on the "Mission: Impossible" TV series and the "Dirty Harry" films starring Clint Eastwood. He provided the original score to "The Exorcist" from 1973, but it was deemed to be too scary for audiences.

He composed 'Gillespiana' in 1958 after legendary jazz artist Dizzy Gillespie commissioned him to write an extended work for Gillespie's big band.

2. Astor Piazzolla

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Astor Piazzolla was born on March 11, 1921 in Argentina.
While living in Buenos Aires during the 1940s, he started a tango music group called the Orquesta Tipica.

3. Alberto Ginastera

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Alberto Ginastera was born on April 11, 1916 in Argentina.
Members of the English rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer adapted a portion of one of Ginastera's piano concertos into a track on their 1973 album Brain Salad Surgery.

4. Mario Davidovsky

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Mario Davidovsky was born on March 4, 1934 in Argentina.
He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1971 for his composition "Synchronisms No. 6," which used both acoustic and electroacoustic instruments.

5. Juan María Solare

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Juan María Solare was born on August 11, 1966 in Argentina.
He was also a film composer, writing the soundtrack for Catalan artist Nuria Juncosa's internet productions. He receives over 50,000 monthly listens on Spotify. 

6. Gustavo Santaolalla

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Gustavo Santaolalla was born on August 19, 1951 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
His solo piece "Iguazu" was used in Michael Mann's "The Insider" and "Collateral," Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Babel," the TV series "Deadwood" and "24," and a 2007 Vodafone TV commercial.

7. Ariel Ramirez

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Ariel Ramirez was born on September 4, 1921 in Argentina.
He served three terms as President of the Society of Authors and Composers of the Argentine Republic.

8. Adrian Iaies

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Adrian Iaies was born on November 4, 1960 in Argentina.
He was awarded a Clarin Prize for his 2002 album "Tango Reflections." He also received a Konex Award in 2005, honoring his first decade in jazz.

9. Mauricio Kagel

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Mauricio Kagel was born on December 24, 1931 in Argentina.

10. Osvaldo Golijov

Osvaldo Golijov was born on December 5, 1960 in Argentina.
He wrote scores for 'Youth Without Youth' from 2007, 'Tetro' from 2009, 'Twixt' from 2011, and other films by Francis Ford Coppola.

11. Carlos López Puccio

Carlos López Puccio was born on October 9, 1946 in Rosario, Argentina.
He and his musical group have toured several cities in South America, including Santiago, Quito, and Buenos Aires. He'd also pursue acting in the 80s.