National Musician Day in Argentina
National Musician Day in Argentina is held on January 23. This event in the third decade of the month January is annual. Help us
A day to commemorate the birth of one of the greatest creators of the Argentine song and celebrate the music and musicians of country.
Luis Alberto Spinetta was born on January 23, 1950 that is why every year on this date the country celebrates the National Day of the Musician, established in calendar in 2015 by Law 27,106 to commemorate his birth.
"El Flaco" Spinetta was part of some of the bands that made history in national rock such as Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible, Spinetta Jade and Spinetta y los Socios del Desierto, and was the author of endearing and immortal songs such as Rezo por vos; Muchacha ojos de papel; Todas las hojas son del viento or Seguir viviendo sin tu amor, among many others.
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