Waldo de los Ríos
BiographyBuenos Aires, Argentina
Pianist, composer, conductor and arranger born in Buenos Aires in 1934. He was formed at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música, studied with Alberto Ginastera and Teodoro Fuchs and gave from his very early years an avant-garde spirit to his performances. He composed music for films, including the music for the film Savage Pampas (1966) and for the TV series Curro Jiménez (1976). In 1960 he looked to his roots in Spain and incorporated new musical genres to his repertoire. In 1973 he composed his Concierto para guitarra criolla. Read more... Madrid, shooting himself in the head.