Pedro Dalton - Pedro Dalton

Pedro Dalton
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Personal information
Birth name Alejandro Fernandez Borsani View and modify data on Wikidata
Birth October 28 , 1967 View and modify data on Wikidata(53 years old)
Montevideo ( Uruguay ) View and modify data on Wikidata
nationality Uruguayan
Professional information
Occupation Singer , writer , painter , cartoonist , actor , poet and composer View and modify data on Wikidata
Years active since 1988
Pseudonym Pedro Dalton View and modify data on Wikidata
Instrument Voice View and modify data on Wikidata
Related artists Good Boys Scream 2Daltons
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Alejandro Fernández Borsani , better known as Pedro Dalton (Montevideo, October 28, 1967), [ 1 ] is a Uruguayan singer, writer, painter and cartoonist , leader and founder of the alternative rock band Buenos Muchachos . He has worked as a musician and painter in Montevideo , his hometown, and in Buenos Aires . [ 2 ]

Biography

He was born in Montevideo and grew up in the Pocitos neighborhood , the son of Martha Borsani [ 3 ] and Orlando Fernández, a jazz saxophonist in cabarets and clarinetist in the police band. [ 4 ] He is the second of three siblings; the youngest, Marcelo Fernández, is a guitarist for Buenos Muchachos, and the oldest, Orlando Fernández, bassist for Buitres . Along with his brothers, he earned the nickname "Dalton" for his resemblance to the Dalton Brothers , the outlaws from the Lucky Luke comics , based on the Dalton Gang . [ 4 ]He attended high school at the Elbio Fernández School and High School and then at the Joaquín Suárez High School ; later he trained as an architect's assistant at UTU . It was in high school where he began to be known as "Pedro", due to his resemblance to Pedro Picapiedra . [ 4 ] Influenced by his grandfather, an Italian , Dalton began to dabble in drawing . [ 5 ] At 16 years of age he went to live alone; Before that, he defined himself as "an apartment guacho." [ 6 ]

Before music, he studied painting and worked as a draftsman; He studied for a year and a half with Nelson Ramos , seven years at Clever Lara's workshop and one year at the Uruguay Engraving Club. [ 7 ] He was a cartoonist for the underground magazine Expreso Nova , [ 8 ] cult magazine from the mid-eighties in Montevideo. He did the cover of Tango que me hiciste mal (1985), the first album by the band Los Estomachos , [ 9 ] and also the art of El impuls (2007) by La Vela Puerca . [ 7 ]

He began to dedicate himself to music at the age of 21. [ 2 ] In 1990 he became part of the Neanderthal band, with which he rehearsed for a year and a half but never recorded. [ 6 ] In 1991 he formed Buenos Muchachos with Gustavo Antuña, and the following year they performed live for the first time. At the same time that he was dedicated to music, he worked as a laborer doing renovations and maintenance and painting houses. [ 4 ] In Good Boys, in addition to singing, Dalton writes and puts the lyrics to music previously composed by the rest of the band. [ 2 ]

As a writer, Dalton edited two books of poetry, Lie to heaven and Man lives not only by hunger , and a novel that he began writing in 1996 entitled The face of the angel . [ 10 ] [ 2 ] In 2010 was published four books of poetry and a lot of eyes on the head , a compilation of his first two books. [ 11 ]

In 2009, together with Buenos Muchachos, he received two gold records for Amanecer owl and Uno con uno and so on (2000 copies sold each). [ 2 ] In 2012, his sixth album with the band, Se pule la colmena , also went gold. [ 12 ]

In 2012 he debuted with his musical project in Argentina, the band Chillan las bestias. [ 13 ]

In September 2013 Rengos con Nike was published , a book about Dalton and Buenos Muchachos written by journalist Nelson Barceló [ 14 ] based on talks with the members over a period of three years. [ 15 ]

Dalton also occasionally takes up acting. He has starred in several video clips, including "Red Eyes" by Buitres. [ 4 ] His first film work is Los enemies del dolor (2014), a Uruguayan-Brazilian-German co-production, where Dalton plays a former addict. [ 16 ]

Writer jobs

  • Lie the sky ( Artefato ; 2006)
  • Man does not live only from hunger (Editorial Amuleto; 2007)
  • The face of the angel (Editorial Cachimba del piojo; 2009)
  • Four books of poetry and a lot of eyes in the head (Editorial Estuario; 2010)

Discography

As a singer of Buenos Muchachos

References

  1. ^ Reyes, Carlos (January 11, 2012). "Pedro Dalton reflected in a novel and a collection of poems" . Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  2. a b c d e Zecca, Emiliano (17 December 2009). "A man with the need to express himself . " Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  3. ^ García, Leonel (June 2013). "The stigma of my house . " El País (Uruguay) . Retrieved December 10, 2013 .
  4. a b c d e Delgado Nicolas (23 October 2013). "Dalton:" Wealth is also in tanning them all " " . The Observer (Uruguay) . Retrieved December 10, 2013 .
  5. ^ Pedro Dalton in "Yo te lo dije", Alejandra Casablanca and Wilmar Umpierrez in La 30
  6. ^ A b Sauksteliskis, Jeannette. "Pedro Dalton" . Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  7. ^ A b Mella, Daniel (July 2013). Swords against death . El País (Uruguay) . Retrieved December 10, 2013 .
  8. Expreso Nova
  9. ^ "Good Boys - That Sweet Introversion" . Yamp. Archived from the original on February 12, 2015 . Retrieved May 27, 2013 .
  10. ^ Viettro, Valentina (August 30, 2011). "Pedro Dalton, a well-known guy" . Archived from the original on June 26, 2012 . Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  11. ^ "Pedro Dalton, to read." . Archived from the original on June 25, 2012 . Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  12. ^ «Good Boys is a Gold Record» . El País (Uruguay) . May 10, 2012 . Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  13. ^ "The debut of Squeal the Beasts" . March 15, 2012 Rolling Stone (Argentina) . Archived from the original on September 24, 2012 . Retrieved July 20, 2012 .
  14. ^ "Rengos with Nike" . Retrieved December 15, 2013 .
  15. «Lengua Larga - Nelson Barceló and Pedro Dalton» . Ocean FM (Uruguay) . October 15, 2013. Archived from the original on December 15, 2013 . Retrieved December 15, 2013 .
  16. The Enemies of Pain at cordonfilms.com

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