Léo Masliah

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Talented Uruguayan musician and writer Leo Maslíah made his live debut in 1974, played classical music and sang along with Juan Peyroux and Luis Trochón in 1978, and soon participated in Brussels' SIMC…
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Talented Uruguayan musician and writer Leo Maslíah made his live debut in 1974, played classical music and sang along with Juan Peyroux and Luis Trochón in 1978, and soon participated in Brussels' SIMC festival with his electric-acoustic composition "Llanto." After issuing 1987's Buscado Vivo, Maslíah released the live record Maslíah Manzitti, made in Buenos Aires on March 25th and April 1, 1995. In addition, he wrote and composed music for a radio show called Radar, working along with Silvana Lombardini and César Martínez. In 1994, the piano player, composer, and arranger was nominated by the Argentinean Konex foundation as one of the most talented local artists. 1997's Taddei-Maslíah was followed by Maslíah Existe and 2000's Eslabones, released by New York-based Big World Music. That same year, Leo Maslíah performed a main role in the movie Que Absurdo Es Haber Crecido, also composing its soundtrack.