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Alberto Cortez

Alberto Cortez is an Argentine singer and songwriter. Cortez and his wife live in Madrid. Alberto Cortez, Lucho Gatica, Olga Guillot, Los Tigres del Norte, Os ... Business Wire - Sep 17, 2007

At seventeen, Cortez became the singer of the Arizona orchestra, and he is known as Chiquito Garcia. At eighteen, he went to study in the Social Sciences and Law School of Buenos Aires and sang in bars to help himself with his studies. Later Cortez began to sing in the orchestra of Mario Cardi and later was contracted to sing in the San Francisco jazz orchestra. With this travel over all the country. Begins to use his pseudonym "Alberto Cortez" while singing with the orchestra of Armando Pointier. Cortez dropped out school and dedicated himself fully to music.

At twenty, Cortez travelled by ship to Genova and then by train to Antwerp, Belgium. There he recorded his first record. His record "Sucu Sucu" reached number one. Cortez met Renee Govaerts and later married her. After a difficult start he consolidated himself as one of the more renowned composer-singers of Latin America with hits like "Mi arbol y yo", "Mariana", "Como el primer dia", "A partir de manana" and "Callejero".

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