Born in rural Argentina, Gabriela Marrone grew up with the pampas and the sound of the cowboys. When she was eight, her diplomat father was assigned overseas, which took the family to Portugal. There, Gabriela was introduced to the fado music of Amália Rodrigues, which had a great influence on her sound. Portugal was followed by Turkey, then Ireland, and finally Brazil, where she absorbed the local sounds until she turned 18 and bought a guitar, learning to play her own music. After graduation, she moved to Paris, where she performed in underground theater in addition to performing in small cafes as a musician. Then, in 1971, she returned to Argentina to try and make a living as a musician, working with a progressive rock band. There was a twist, however: Where other bands sang in English, Gabriela performed in Spanish, the first rock ...
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Viento Rojo 1999 Viento Rojo
 
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