Sixto Doroteo Palavecino was a poet, musician and singer of Argentine folk music, who has played the violin since he was 10 years-old.
Palavecino has been influential as a player, a compiler of folk traditions, and in sustaining the Santiago Quechua language through his music and the radio program "Alero Quechua Santiagueno" which he presented for many years with his son Ruben.
Palavecino has enjoyed wide recognition from colleagues and audiences throughout Argentina since the 1980s. In the years before that, he also worked as a barber to make ends meet.
A los 94 anos, murio Sixto Palavecino, La Nacion, 2009-04-24 (in spanish) retrieved 2009-04-26
Cuidando su identidad
Biography at aleroquichua.org.ar
Biography at mipago.com.ar
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