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Charly Alberti

Musician

Charly Alberti Carlos Alberto Ficicchia Gigliotti (born March 27, 1963), known by his stage name Charly Alberti, is an Argentine rock musician, better recognized as the drummer of the influential Argentine rock band Soda Stereo. Because of this, he is considered one of the most important musicians of latin and Spanish rock. He's the oldest son of Dolly Gigliotti and Argentine jazz drummer Tito Alberti. He wanted to be an airpilot, but he couldn't make it because of his daltonism. Unlike his friends, he was never attracted by soccer and he preferred waterpolo and hockey instead, which he used to practice at River Plate, a few blocks away from his home. He started to practice drums driven by his father Tito Alberti. By 1981, Charly met the two guys who became his bandmates for 15 years: Gustavo Cerati and Hector "Zeta" Bosio, together they formed Soda Stereo, one of the most prominent and influential Argentine rock bands of the last two decades. Soda Stereo recorded their first album by 1983, and reached fame by 1985 with their second album "Nada Personal" (Nothing personal), which became number 1 in charts in such countries as Argentina, Peru, Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela. By 1987, Charly  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1963-03-27
Place of birth
Buenos Aires
Profession
Musician, Drummer

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