Eduardo Mateo in the Estudio ION. In Buenos Aires, 1971.
||Angel Eduardo Mateo Lopez
||September 10, 1940
Uruguay , Montevideo
|| Uruguay May 16, 1990
||Rock, Candombe , Candombe Beat , World Music
||composer, arranger, Singer,
||Voice, Guitar, Congas, percusion
||Horacio Buscaglia, Diane Denoir, Ruben Rada, Urbano Moraes, Jorge Trasante, Hugo Fattoruso, Osvaldo Fattoruso, Jaime Roos, Estela Magnone, Mariana Ingold, Fernando Cabrera, Alberto Wolf
Eduardo Mateo (1940–1990) was a Uruguayan singer, songwriter, guitarist and arranger. He played a key role in the development of the modern Uruguayan music mixing beat, jazz, bossa nova and local rhythms like candombe, in a similar way than Brazilian Tropicalismo. Musicians like Academy Award winner Jorge Drexler cited Mateo as a big influence. Artists like Fattoruso Trio, Jaime Roos, Sandra Mihanovich, Pedro Aznar, Milton Nascimento, Leon Gieco, Mio Matsuda, Tomohiro Yahiro, etc. have covered his songs.
- This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Spanish Wikipedia.