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Augusto Algueró

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Augusto Algueró
Born
Augusto Algueró Dasca

(1934-02-23)23 February 1934
Died16 January 2011(2011-01-16) (aged 76)
Other namesC. Mapel, C. Mapell, M. Mapel
OccupationComposer and music director
Spouse(s)
(
m. 1961; div. 1974)

Natividad Benito
(
m. 1986; his death 2011)

Augusto Algueró Dasca (23 February 1934 – 16 January 2011) was a Spanish arranger, composer and music director.[1]

Algueró was born in Barcelona, and studied both music and medicine.[1] Among his most famous cover songs are "Penélope", which was performed by Joan Manuel Serrat, as well as "Noelia" (Nino Bravo), "Tómbola" (Marisol) and "La chica yé-yé" (Concha Velasco).[2]

In 1961, Algueró wrote the debut entry of Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest, "Estando contigo" by Conchita Bautista.

He was the musical director for the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Madrid. He also conducted "Catherine", sung by Romuald Figuier, representing Luxembourg and "Vivo Cantando", sung by Salomé, representing Spain. "Vivo Cantando" tied for first place with other three songs with 18 points. This win marked Spain's second win in the contest and the first time that a country had won two years in a row.

In all, during the course of his career, Algueró wrote more than 500 songs and about 200 musical scores for films and television.[3]

Algueró died at his home in Torremolinos, at the age of 76, after suffering a heart attack.[2]

Selected filmography

Year Title Notes
1950 Criminal Brigade
1952 Persecution in Madrid
1952 Forbidden Trade
1952 The Pelegrín System
1953 The Dance of the Heart
1954 One Bullet Is Enough
1955 Closed Exit
1955 Three are Three
1958 The Nightingale in the Mountains
1958 Red Cross Girls
1959 Listen To My Song
1960 An American in Toledo
1962 Tómbola
1965 Television Stories
1966 Road to Rocío
1968 Tuset Street
1974 Cabaret Woman

References

  1. ^ a b "Hispanically Speaking News". Archived from the original on January 22, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Latin American Herald Tribune – Obituary".
  3. ^ iMDB.com – Augusto Algueró entry
Preceded by
United Kingdom Norrie Paramor
Eurovision Song Contest conductor
1969
Succeeded by
Netherlands Dolf van der Linden
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