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Nito Mestre


Carlos Alberto Mestre known by his stage name Nito Mestre is an Argentine musician, founding member - along Charly Garcia - of Sui Generis, member of PorSuiGieco, bandleader of Nito Mestre y los Desconocidos de Siempre and a recording solo artist. Sui Generis, was initially formed in 1969 by Charly Garcia (keyboards and vocals), Nito Mestre , Rolando Fortich (bass guitar), Juan Belia (guitar), Alberto Rodriguez (drums) and Carlos Piegari (vocals). Later on, Sui Generis became a duo as everyone left except for Garcia. After the band split in 1975, Nito Mestre formed a new band called "Nito Mestre y los Desconocidos de Siempre" with Maria Rosa Yorio on vocals, Rodolfo Gorosito on guitar, Alfredo Toth on bass, Ciro Fogliatta on keyboards and Juan Carlos "Mono" Fontana as a drummer. In the early 80s, Nito pursued a solo career.

Throughout its five years of existence, Sui Generis sold a record 600,000 albums, a statistic which in those early days of rock and roll in Argentina, clearly marked the importance and the impact which the duo would have on the local scene. The origins of the band 1969. It was initially formed by Charly Garcia (keyboards and vocals), Nito Mestre , Rolando Fortich (bass guitar), Juan Belia (guitar), Alberto Rodriguez (drums) and Carlos Piegari (vocals).

Charly and Nito had met during their third year at high school. They both had their own bands: Charly, together with Rodriguez and Correa, had formed "To Walk a Spanish" and Nito, together with Piegari, formed and was the lead singer in "The Century Indignation".

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