Eduardo Mateo

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Eduardo Mateo
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Eduardo Mateo in the Estudio ION. In Buenos Aires, 1971.
Background information
Birth name Angel Eduardo Mateo Lopez
Born September 10, 1940
 Uruguay , Montevideo
Died  Uruguay May 16, 1990
Genres Rock, Candombe , Candombe Beat , World Music
Occupation(s) composer, arranger, Singer,
Instruments Voice, Guitar, Congas, percusion
Years active 1960-1990
Associated acts 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 way similar to 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.

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